Tariff Act Complaint: ILRF Calls on U.S. Customs Service to Halt Imports of Forced Labor Cotton from Uzbekistan

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Date of publication: May 15, 2013

Author: ILRF

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Formal Tariff Act Complaint against the importation of cotton from Uzbekistan grown and harvested with forced labor filed with U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Under the Tariff Act of 1930, the U.S. Customs Service is required to deny entry to goods that arrive at U.S. ports that contain materials made with forced labor.

Watch a video of the ILRF discussing the Tariff Act with members of congress: