WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it will extend temporary Title 19 requirements and continue to require non-U.S. travelers entering the United States via land ports of entry and ferry terminals at the U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada borders to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide related proof of vaccination upon request. These requirements will …


 

This is an update to CSMS #51469298, issued March 31, 2022.  The functionality for the acceptance of the Section 301 China reinstatement of certain product exclusions under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) classification 9903.88.67 will be available in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) as of 7 a.m. eastern standard time, April 12, 2022. 

Reminder: importers, …


 

Today, the Department of Commerce, through the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), is issuing a final rule that expands its highly restrictive controls on the export and reexport of U.S.-origin and certain foreign-produced commodities, software, and technologies to Russia and Belarus, further choking off access to inputs and products needed to sustain their military capabilities.

As a result …


 

This week, CBP announced that they will be issuing letters to importers identified as having previously imported merchandise that may be subject to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act to encourage those importers to address any forced labor issues in their supply chains in a timely manner. These letters will be issued in advance of June 21st.

CBP noted, …