“ICE arrests fugitive child sexual predator during targeted enforcement operation in Arizona”


PHOENIX –U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested a dangerous illegal alien Friday who was wanted in Colorado on felony charges stemming from a sexual assault on a child. On July 23, the Summit County Sheriff's Office in Breckenridge, Colorado, arrested and booked Rafael Ceba-Garcia…

“DHS Cracks Down on Goods Produced by China’s State-Sponsored Forced Labor”


WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued five Withhold Release Orders (WRO) today on products from the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The products subject to the WROs are produced with state-sponsored forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, where the Chinese government is engaged in systemic human rights…

“Treasury Sanctions Chinese National for Shipping Fentanyl to the United States”


WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) identified Chinese national Taotao Zhang as a Significant Foreign Narcotics Trafficker pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act). OFAC also designated Hong Kong-based Allyrise Technology Group Co., Limited, for being owned, controlled,…

On China’s Predatory Fishing Practices in the Galápagos


Washington, D.C.--- Today, the Department of Stated announced that "t he People’s Republic of China subsidizes the world’s largest commercial fishing fleet, which routinely violates the sovereign rights and jurisdiction of coastal states, fishes without permission, and overfishes licensing agreements. Given this unfortunate record of illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing,…

Chinese-owned social platform magnet TikTok faces a DOJ’s probe and President Donald J. Trump’s ban


President Trump to ban Chinese-owned TikTok from operating in the United States, he told the press late Friday night. “As far as TikTok is concerned, we’re banning them from the United States,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One. Earlier Friday, Trump was considering signing an order forcing China’s ByteDance…

Commerce Adds 11 Companies to It’s Economic Blacklist Over China’s Treatment of Uighurs


Today, the U.S. Commerce Department added 11 Chinese companies implicated in what it called "human rights violations" in connection with China's treatment of Uighurs in Xinjiang to the U.S. economic blacklist.  The federal government agency said "the companies were involved in using forced labor by Uighurs and other Muslim minority…