CBP Rulings Offer Lessons On Overcoming Import Detentions

Law360 (June 4, 2021, 5:28 PM EDT) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection shipment detentions and exclusions have spiked in recent months. The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach alone have reportedly put over 100 import shipments on hold over suspicions that goods being shipped were made with forced labor.

Nonetheless, public CBP rulings on protests or submissions made by importers to challenge these enforcement actions are virtually nonexistent, leaving many importers uncertain about what, in CBP's eyes, is sufficient to prove that their imported goods have not been made with forced labor.

Two rulings recently issued by CBP to a U.S. apparel importer provide valuable insight regarding...

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