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FARA Fiasco: Congress Swings at Manafort, Hits Enviornmentalists

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

September 20, 2018
In the News

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
Blog Post

Statement on Redirection of Funds from the Northern Triangle Countries

On June 24, 2019, InterAction and over 70 other NGOs released a statement in response to the redirection of funds…

June 24, 2019
Blog Post

The Global Fragility Act of 2019 (GFA)

The Global Fragility Act (GFA) passed the House of Representatives on May 20, 2019. The bill would streamline and improve programs and efforts within the USG to address violent conflict overseas using a “3D” approach of development, diplomacy, and defense. With bipartisan support, the bill has moved out of the House.

May 28, 2019
Blog Post

Community Reactions to Cut-off in Foreign Assistance to Northern Triangle Countries

Cutting off poverty-alleviating and violence-reducing assistance in Central America runs counter to American values and interests.

May 8, 2019
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Blog Post

Let’s Remember Refugee Girls

In countries affected by conflict, girls are nearly three times more likely to be out of school than boys. With the appropriations season in full swing, Congress must prioritize funding for education programs that reach the most vulnerable – including refugee girls.

April 30, 2019