Coalition Letters, Press Releases, and Testimony

Letter to Customs and Border Patrol: Notice of New Document Requirement
January 29, 2008 (PDF)

Comments on WHTI: Final Land and Sea Rule
August 27, 2007 (PDF)

Letter on WHTI Provisions of DHS Appropriations Bill of 2007 (H.R. 5441)
July 27, 2006

Chamber Comments for the Record on the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative — June 8, 2005 (PDF)

Chamber Comments for the Record on the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative— June 15, 2004 (PDF)

Chamber Testimony:  America’s New Welcome Mat:  A Look at the Goals and Challenges of the US-VISIT System — March 4, 2004

Chamber Comments on US-VISIT — February 4, 2004 (PDF)

International Air Transport Association Comments on US-VISIT — February 4, 2004 (PDF)

Data Management Improvement Act Task Force Second Report to Congress (2003)

Testimony by Randel K. Johnson on Lowering the Cost of Doing Business in the U.S. — November 20, 2003

Testimony by Randel K. Johnson on the Impact of Visa Delays on Businesses — July 10, 2003

ABB Letter to Secretaries Powell and Ridge on the US VISIT System, the Visa Backlog and Resource Deficiency — June 2, 2003

U.S. Chamber Statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee on ‘Border Technology: Keeping Terrorists Out of the United States — 2003 — March 12, 2003

Data Management Improvement Act (DMIA) Task Force First Annual Report to Congress — January 2003 (PDF, 2.79 MB)

ABB Statement on Passage of the Border Security Bill — April 23, 2002

U.S. Chamber Letter to U.S. Senate on Amendments to the Border Security Bill — April 16, 2002

Testimony by U.S. Chamber COO Greg Lebedev on Strengthening U.S.-Mexico Relations before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee — April 16, 2002

Press Release Urging Senate to Move Border Security Bill — March 20, 2002

ABB Letter to U.S. Senate in Support of the Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act  — March 8, 2002

U.S. Chamber Letter to Majority Leader Daschle on S 1749 — February 27, 2002