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...

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Our Successes

Border Trade Alliance – Multi Year Highway Bill

The Border Trade Alliance is committed to advancing policies that help facilitate the movement of commerce from point of origin to point of destination. For several years the BTA has advocated for the adoption of a long term highway bill that reflects the critical needs of the U.S. – Canada and U.S. – Mexico border regions. Through our well established political networks, the BTA in 2015...

Border Trade Alliance – Sec. 559 and 560 Programs

For too long, delays and congestion at U.S. ports of entry have dramatically slowed down the flow of trade and commerce between the United States and its neighbors Mexico and Canada. The Border Trade Alliance has consistently called for adequate funding to help increase the numbers of Customs and Border Protection officers at U.S. ports of entry to facilitate trade and travel while ensuring our...