customs

Culture

Meet the Canadian Who Wants to be Poland’s ‘Luckiest Jew’

Michael Rubenfeld has taken an offensive custom and put his own spin on it.
Graham Isador
8.13.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Feds want to split up detained migrant families, more than 120 countries condemn US in UN vote​, government shutdown averted with funding bill, and more.
VICE Staff
12.22.17
Drugs

What Should You Do If the US Border Asks About Your Party Habits?

We asked a lawyer.
Allison Tierney
9.27.17
News

Phone Searches at the US Border Might Be New Normal, Canadian Official Warns

The privacy commissioner says you should be “very concerned.”
Allison Tierney
9.19.17
Travel

The Strange Tradition Where People Dress Up As Demons and Jump over Babies

The annual tradition is supposed to relinquish the babies' sins and protect them from all kinds of ailments—especially hernias.
Gonzalo Herrera
6.26.17
immigration

The Nervous Immigrant's Guide to Getting Through Customs

"When you’re in that moment the fear takes over.”
Cole Kazdin
5.15.17
Features

Asians Need More Visibility in Dance Music

Meet the Seattle promoter booking all-Asian DJ lineups.
Greg Scruggs
4.5.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Might Make Tourists Hand Over Their Phones and Passwords

The White House is considering new "extreme vetting" measures for anyone who visits the US.
Drew Schwartz
4.4.17
Features

We Asked People About Their Weirdest and Worst Border-Crossing Experiences

Border agents ask some fucked-up questions.
Graham Isador
1.23.17
Travel

Incredible Photos of Kiss, Orks, and Uncle Sam Fighting Cows in Mexico

Every year, in the town of El Jazmin, a group of dancers dress in fancy costume to scare the animals, as part of a local festival.
Víctor Jiménez, Words: Emilia Buendía
2.14.16
Travel

I Went to a Secret Illegal Party in the Iranian Desert

In Iran, getting together with your friends for a night of dancing and drinking is against the law—but that doesn't mean that young people don't do it.
Mark Isaacs
12.16.15
High Wire

Why Is it Still Illegal to Visit the US if You Admit to Using Drugs?

Every foreign visitor is asked "Are you a drug abuser or addict?" before being allowed to enter the United States, and in 2015, answering "yes" means automatic rejection.
Maia Szalavitz
11.2.15
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