Long delays and wait times for visitors at customs and entry points can discourage international travel to the U.S., which limits economic growth and job creation.

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers are the first line of defense in America’s national security efforts—and they’re often the first people international travelers interact with on their trips here.

U.S. Travel urges lawmakers to provide CBP with adequate funding so that they can properly screen international travelers and streamline the customs and entry process. 

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U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued a statement on a bipartisan letter signed by more than 80 lawmakers, led by Reps. Darren Soto (D-FL) and Peter Meijer (R-MI), calling on the U.S. Department of State to restore visa processing operations, reduce the backlog of appointments and lower visa wait times.

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