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The Jay Treaty Border Alliance traveled to Washington, D.C. on June 10-12, 2024 to meet with congressional staff and agency officials to advocate for the reintroduction and enactment of the Tribal Border Crossing Parity Act, a bill which would remove the blood quantum requirement of 8 U.S.C. § 1359, and instead rely upon proof of membership in a federally recognized Tribe, when crossing the U.S.-Canada border.

Date: June 10-12, 2024 

Location: Washington, D.C. 

Meetings Held: 

  • John Brockmier (Rep. Zinke R-MT)

  • Patrick Lowman (Rep. Kennedy D-NY)

  • Faith Tuttle (Rep. Stefanik R-NY)

  • Chance Lott (Sen. Cramer R-ND)

  • Brenda McKinney (Sen. Klobuchar D-MN)

  • Reilly Lamp (Sen. Simpson R-ID)

  • Allison D. Kent Senate Judiciary – D)

  • ​Will Smith (Rep. Langworthy R-NY)


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