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DHS secretary mandates enforcement ‘action plan’ for customs violations

February 5, 2024 at 10:17 AM
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas last week tasked U.S. Customs and Border Protection and other agencies to compile an enforcement action plan for how to curb customs violations, including an assessment of whether trade law provides the necessary authority to tackle the most pressing issues. Mayorkas on Tuesday met virtually with representatives from the U.S. textile industry who urged him to step up enforcement of existing free trade agreements and maximize the penalties for noncompliance, increase enforcement of the Uyghur...

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