2013 Policy Agenda

Policy Agenda

BTA is North America’s premier authority on issues affecting the U.S. northern and southern borders, representing a large grassroots network of over 4.2 million public and private sector representatives, including business leaders, chambers of commerce and industry, academic institutions, economic development corporations, industrial parks, transport companies, customs brokers, defense companies, manufacturers and state and local government agencies. 

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BTA is North America’s premier authority on issues affecting the U.S. northern and southern borders, representing a large grassroots network of over 4.2 million public and private sector representatives, including business leaders, chambers of commerce and industry, academic institutions, economic development corporations, industrial parks, transport companies, customs brokers, defense companies, manufacturers and state and local government agencies.

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Headlines

Headlines

Letter of support for HUMANE Act's work to address port of entry needs
The BTA sent this letter to the sponsors of the HUMANE Act, Sen. John Cornyn and Rep. Henry Cuellar.

BTA urges GSA to consider design alternatives at San Ysidro Port of Entry
The San Ysidro border crossing is vital to the San Diego-Tijuana region's economy. GSA's reconfiguration of the port should reflect the needs of the community and existing businesses.

Border Trade Alliance Hails Signing of Reimbursable Fee Agreements Between Customs and Private, Municipal Partners
The agreements were made possible by Section 560 of the Fiscal Year 2013 continuing resolution budget deal (H.R. 933), which passed in March. The agreements allow the winning projects to partner with CBP to improve staffing at the affected ports of entry.

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