Inaugural Fellow of the Homeland Security Project, Alan Bersin previously served as Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Assistant Secretary for International Affairs and Chief Diplomatic Officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He also was the U.S. attorney in San Diego for the Southern District of California and served as “border czar” during the Clinton administration. 

Bersin has also held numerous distinguished state and local government positions, including serving as California’s Secretary of Education, Superintendent of Public Education in San Diego, and Chairman of the San Diego Airport Authority. He received his A.B. from Harvard College (magna cum laude), attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and received his J.D. from Yale Law School. 

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USMCA FORWARD 2023: Building more integrated, resilient, and secure supply chains in North America

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) provides the regulatory certainty and market access guarantees that underpin North American trade and investment. This report addresses the importance of USMCA for North America in supporting the goal of building more integrated, resilient, and secure supply chains and discusses what additional investment and policies are needed. It includes contributions from experts from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, as well as viewpoints from senior government officials, leaders in business, academia, and civil society.

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North America 2.0 | Forging a Continental Future 

North America has survived a tumultuous three decades since the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. What characterizes our shared region today? What sort of region can advance our shared interests and well-being over the next generation? This volume offers an agenda for how the region’s leaders can forge inclusive and effective strategies that ensure North America’s next decades build upon past successes—while addressing serious shortcomings.