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CTCC Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)  Statement
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CTCC Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Statement

On July 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced modifications to Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) temporary exemptions for nonimmigrant students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a condition for maintaining F-1 or M-1 status, a foreign student may take a limited number of online courses. This...

CTCC Statement on Section 232 Tariffs on Canadian Aluminum
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CTCC Statement on Section 232 Tariffs on Canadian Aluminum

The CTCC exists to strengthen and increase not only the sizable commercial and trade relationship between Texas and Canada, but also to foster travel, tourism, study and closer relationships overall between us.  When the USMCA/CUSMA was ratified by the signatories, the CTCC noted at the time the greatest value provided, after months of rancorous negotiations,...

Statement of the Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce on COVID-19-Related Border Issues
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Statement of the Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce on COVID-19-Related Border Issues

On March 18, the Governments of Canada and the United States both agreed that the 8,891 kilometre (5,500 mile) border between the two countries would be closed to all but commercial and other essential traffic.  For both countries, this is an extraordinary and unprecedented measure. Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia Freeland, who also led Canada’s...