CBP Publishes Forced Labor Guidance Documents

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 5/18/23 5:00 PM

On May 16, 2023, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published two forced labor guidance documents. One document is a guide outlining the information needed for CBP to review allegations of forced labor. The second document outlines the process for submitting supporting documents for forced labor allegation petitions and Withhold Release Order (WRO) and Finding modification requests.

The Forced Labor Allegation Submission Checklist can be found here:


The Recommended Guidelines for Submissions of Forced Labor Supporting Documents can be found here:


CBP’s forced labor resources can be found here:


More information on forced labor can be found on our website here:



Topics: CBP, Guidance, Forced Labor, WRO

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