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BTI Institute Announces New Funding Opportunity
June 1, 2017 — The Borders, Trade, and Immigration (BTI) Institute has announced a new funding opportunity in the area of border security, trade and immigration. The new projects will expand partnerships of the DHS Center of Excellence at UH.

UH to Lead National Center for Borders, Trade, and Immigration
October 13, 2015 — Seeking to strengthen national security, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has named the University of Houston to lead a Center of Excellence focused on borders, trade, and immigration research. 

DHS S&T Selects University of Houston as Center of Excellence for Borders, Trade, and Immigration Research
June 1, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) today announced the selection of the University of Houston as the lead institution for a new DHS Center of Excellence (COE) for Borders, Trade, and Immigration Research. S&T will provide the Center for Borders, Trade, and Immigration Research with an initial $3.4 million grant for its first operating year.