Border Trade Alliance to Abbott: “Enhanced” truck inspections harming border trade
The Border Trade Alliance wrote to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to once again share our opposition to his administration's truck inspections that are duplicative and disruptive to cross-border commerce.
BTA supports legislation that would streamline ability to carry out repairs at land border ports of entry
Legislation by Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford, S. 243, gives the Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) the authority to make repairs under a certain dollar value without involving GSA.
BTA joins trade community colleagues in calling for enhanced CBP staff resources
International travel and trade continue to rebound, but wait times to process travelers and cargo at our port-of-entry are growing.
Ahead of Yuma, Ariz. field hearing, Border Trade Alliance urges House Judiciary Committee to remember needs of trade community
Ahead of a February 23, 2023 Judiciary Committee field hearing in Yuma, Arizona, the Border Trade Alliance sent this correspondence to committee Chairman Jim Jordan urging that the committee keep in mind trade’s indispensable contribution to the region and the broader U.S. economy.
BTA pushes for immigration reform
As follow up to its May 2022 letter to the Biden Administration, the BTA sent this letter on January 12, 2023 to reinforce the need for an immigration policy that articulates beliefs and proposals on [...]
BTA urges Gov. Abbott to cease trade-harming commercial vehicle inspections
The BTA on Dec. 21, 2022 sent this letter urging Gov. Greg Abbott to cease his state's duplicative and expensive commercial vehicle inspections.