U.S. Chamber Statement on the President's Decision Not to Close the Border

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 2:15pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Neil Bradley, executive vice president and chief policy officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today in response to President Trump's decision to keep the U.S.-Mexico border open.

“We welcome the President’s decision not to close the Mexican border. Congress and the president should take this opportunity to enact border security and immigration reform. Congress should also ensure Customs and Border Protection officials receive the resources they need to reduce the excessive wait times affecting legitimate trade and travel across the border.”