. Brexit Arrives With Border Controls Reinstated Between Britain And The EU « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NPR/The maritime border between the United Kingdom and mainland Europe suddenly became a lot stronger Thursday evening as Brexit took effect at 11 p.m. U.K. local time, reinstating border controls between Britain and the European Union for the first time since 1993.

On the French side of the English Channel, customs officials in the Port of Calais said they were more than prepared for the moment.

“We have spent the last three years preparing for this moment,” says Jean-Michel Thillier, Director of Customs for the Hauts-de-France region of northern France.

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