Many members of the House on both sides of the aisle have expressed the need to pass legislation fixing our broken immigration system. While the Senate took action by passing S. 744, the House has yet to pass a single bill to reform our immigration system. With 25 legislative days remaining until the House adjourns for its August recess, the urgency for action mounts as a key window for action closes.

Recap of immigration reform action by the U.S. House of Representatives for the day ending June 11, 2014:

Bills passed: 0

 

It has been 349 days since the Senate passed S. 744 with no action by the full House.

As June 11, 2014, there are only 25 scheduled legislative days left to pass immigration reform before the House adjourns for its August recess.  

Twitter Hashtags: #ready4reform #ifarmimmigration #immigration

Ken Barbic

CAN MY CUSTOMER REJECT THE SHIPMENT?
WHAT MUST MY CUSTOMER DO TO PROPERLY REJECT?

It is important to understand your obligations as well as rights as a shipper. A shipment cannot be rejected if it is either:

  1. Unloaded (except for the purpose of inspection), or
  2. Diverted during transit

Both such actions constitute acceptance. For proper cause, your buyer may reject a shipment by providing a prompt and proper notification to you, the shipper. The PACA defines timeliness in rejecting a shipment as:

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