Company Making Costco Pajamas Flagged for Forced Labor

The Trump administration is blocking shipments from a Chinese company making baby pajamas sold at Costco warehouses after the foreign manufacturer was accused of forcing ethnic minorities locked in an internment camp to sew clothes against their will.

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US Blocks Goods From Companies Suspected of Forced Labor

The Trump administration on Tuesday announced it is holding imports of clothing, gold, diamonds and other items believed to have been produced with forced labor by companies based in Brazil, China and Malaysia as well as some gold mined in eastern Congo and diamonds from a region in Zimbabwe.

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Lawmakers Critical of Military Presence in Border Crisis

At a hearing where the chief of U.S. Border Patrol defended the need for military involvement in addressing the immigration crisis, members of Congress pushed back Thursday on that partnership’s mounting costs and still unseen payoff.

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