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Aid Delivers: Foreign Assistance in the 116th Congress

Explore our guide to understand the basics of international development, humanitarian action, and U.S. foreign assistance programs.

January 11, 2019
InterAction Quoted

FARA Fiasco: Congress Swings at Manafort, Hits Enviornmentalists

Broken foreign lobbying laws are unfairly labeling environmental groups as foreign agents.

September 20, 2018
InterAction Quoted

Foreign Lobbying Overhaul Loses Steam in Congress

Amid partisan clashes and pushback from foreign-owned companies, the push to strengthen the Foreign Agents Registration Act appears to be going nowhere fast.

September 18, 2018
Statement

Congress Must Put an End to Administration’s Prosecution and Detention of Asylum Seekers

"The trauma caused to children and families seeking refuge in our nation by these policies will have ramifications for generations to come."

June 21, 2018
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Statement

Congressional Leaders Must Reject Proposed Rescissions to International Affairs Budget

"Cuts to vital diplomatic, development, and humanitarian efforts diminish the United States’ ability to respond to and prevent new crises and contribute to a more prosperous world."

May 10, 2018
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Press Release

InterAction Applauds Congressional Rebuff of Disastrous White House Cuts, Urges Full Funding for International Affairs Budget in FY19

“Countless lives are currently at risk around the world. We are facing the largest displacement crisis since World War II, and 76 million people will require food assistance this year alone. Smart American leadership is needed now more than ever, and we must increase our commitment to the world.” said InterAction President Lindsay Coates

March 23, 2018
Statement

InterAction applauds Congressional Action to Minimize Civilian Harm in 2018 Defense Bill

InterAction welcomes the positive developments to minimize civilian harm in conflict in the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and…

December 12, 2017
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Blog Post

De-risking: A Product of Avoidance

Over the past several months, InterActions’s Together Project Members and Partners, including Islamic Relief-USA, Helping Hand for Relief and…

November 15, 2019
Blog Post

A Question of Justice

“Let us remember that ending poverty is not a matter of charity, but a question of justice.” -U.N. Secretary-General Antonio…

October 17, 2019
Blog Post

Beyond #ZeroHunger

World Food Day serves as a reminder of the continued, crucial development of food security programming across the world.

October 16, 2019