Federal immigration agents will stop making mass worksite arrest of immigrants employees suspected of living in the U.S. without legal permission.
The money was seized because it exceeded the amount of cash that can be brought over without being declared. The driver was released without incident.
Canada opened its border to vaccinated Americans earlier in August.
A strike of border employees beginning Friday at that Canadian-U.S. crossing will delay travel between the two countries and create potential issues for the reopening of the border to vaccinated Americans next week.
Tasbir Singh, 32, was detained at the border on July 7 after agents found 2,200 pounds of weed in his truck. But Singh's lawyer said he was the victim of a drug smuggling scheme.
Those that wish to cross the border will need to show a negative COVID-19 test taken within three days of crossing the border, as well as showing proof of a full series of vaccines at least two weeks prior to crossing the border.
A plan to tap into Michigan's vaccine surplus would have had Canadian residents stand along the border at the bridge and have health care workers jab them.
Reps. Dan Kildee, Andy Levin, Lisa McClain, Peter Meijer, Bill Huizenga, and John Moolenaar made a similar plea in a letter sent to Biden earlier this week.
Every month the border remains closed, economic losses reach into the billions due to the 22 million fewer visitors traveling into the country.
Canadian officials plan to have an update for vaccinated travelers with further details available next Monday.
A video shows a migrant boy screaming "don't go" after being left alone at the U.S.-Mexico border.
While Bake and Temple may not be able to stand next to one another, they're doing everything they can to still see each other. On New Years Day the two grabbed their binoculars and met on opposite sides of the Detroit River.
Canada is extending the agreement to keep the U.S. border closed to non-essential travel to Oct. 21 during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month. Friday's statement by Canada's Public Safety Minister Bill Blair came a day after Mexico announced a similar measure for its border with the United States.
The U.S. Canada border will remain closed to non-essential travel until June 21.
The US-Canada and US-Mexico borders are closing at midnight to non-essential travel.
Authorities found 30 bricks of suspected cocaine a man was allegedly attempting to smuggle from the U.S. into Canada via the Ambassador Bridge.
Federal agents in California found 11 Chinese nationals hiding inside appliances and furniture that filled a moving truck crossing the border from Mexico over the weekend.