“United States - Canada Free-Trade Agreement”

Jurisdiction: United States United States

Pub. L. 100-449 (Act of 9/28/88) established a special, reciprocal trading relationship between the United States and Canada. It provided two new classes of nonimmigrant admission for temporary visitors to the United States: Canadian citizen business persons and their spouses and unmarried minor children. The North American Free-Trade Agreement (NAFTA) superseded the United States-Canada Free-Trade Agreement on Jan. 1, 1994.

Source: USCIS Glossary, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services