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Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act heads to Biden’s desk

December 16, 2021 at 2:12 PM
The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, which would direct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to presume all goods from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region are made with forced labor -- and to block their entry into the U.S. The bill now heads to President Biden -- and he is expected to sign it, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) announced Tuesday that...

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