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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo met with President Trump at the White House Thursday over Homeland Security’s decision to stop enrolling New Yorkers in trusted traveler programs, like Global Entry and NEXUS, which expedite border crossings to Canada and Mexico and re-entry to the US from abroad.

Governor Andrew Cuomo speaking in Saranac Lake
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President Donald Trump and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo met at the White House Thursday to discuss the federal government’s suspension of trusted traveler programs in New York.

NEXUS lane on the far left as travelers return to the U.S. at the Champlain-Lacolle border crossing
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump on Thursday to hash out a dispute over the suspension of the state by the Department of Homeland Security from any Trusted Traveler Program. In Northern New York, the head of the regional chamber says a resolution is critical because there are severe implications for business and travelers who regularly cross the nearby border.