DHS Releases Enforcement Strategy for Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 6/22/22 5:00 PM

On June 17, 2022, in a press release, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the release of the enforcement strategy for the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA). DHS chairs the Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force (FLETF) which includes the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), and the U.S. Departments of Labor, State, Justice, Treasury, and Commerce.

According to the press release, “The UFLPA prohibits goods from being imported into the United States that are either produced in China’s Xinjiang region or by certain entities identified in the UFLPA Strategy, unless the importer can prove by clear and convincing evidence that the goods were not produced with forced labor.” UFLPA became effective on June 21, 2022.

The press release can be found here:


The enforcement strategy can be found here:


Topics: Commerce, USTR, Treasury, DHS, Forced Labor, State Department, UFLPA

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