We work closely with our international partners to advance physical and economic security around the globe.
Businesses with potential exposure in their supply chain to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang) or to facilities outside Xinjiang that use labor or goods from Xinjiang should be aware of the reputational, economic, and legal risks of involvement with entities that engage in human rights abuses, including but not limited to forced labor in the manufacture of goods intended for domestic and international distribution. In order to mitigate reputational, economic, legal, and other risks, businesses should apply industry human rights due diligence policies and procedures to address risks.
On Wednesday, Aug. 28, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan signed a Letter of Intent with the Salvadoran Minister of Justice and Security Rogelio Rivas to intensify bilateral cooperation in four areas to address irregular migration from Central America and combat transnational criminal organizations.
This strategy establishes the overarching framework for the secure flow of cargo through the supply chain and builds on existing national strategies, plans specific to individual segments of the supply chain or transportation system, and numerous programs and tactical plans developed and implemented by appropriate Department components and agencies.
21st Century Border: 2013 Action Items and Progress Report