Georgia’s Congressional delegation has teamed up in a bipartisan effort to remove obstacles they say are “impeding Georgia’s post-pandemic economic recovery.” At least 10 members of Georgia’s delegation sent a letter to President Biden urging him to make changes to the National Interest Exception (NIE) travel waiver program — specifically asking him to reinstate the NIE waiver process at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and ensure that waiver requests are handled in a timely and consistent manner.

“This red tape is making it difficult for employers to begin new projects that would bring critical investments and jobs into the state,” said Congressman Drew Ferguson (R-GA-03), one of the signers of the letter. 

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