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InterAction Quoted

FARA Fiasco: Congress Swings at Manafort, Hits Environmentalists

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

September 20, 2018
InterAction Quoted

Is that environmental group a pawn of Beijing? Nonprofits wary of being branded ‘foreign agents’

"It is not at all clear where this is headed," said Sam Worthington, CEO of InterAction, a large coalition of U.S.-based nonprofits that work internationally. He warns that thousands of American nonprofits could find themselves in the same predicament as the Natural Resources Defense Council.

June 14, 2018
InterAction Quoted

Push to toughen foreign lobbying law stalls amid opposition

"An alliance of more than 40 nongovernmental organizations called InterAction has urged lawmakers to repair vague and outdated provisions in the current law before passing a new one that strengthens the government's hand."

October 9, 2018
InterAction Quoted

Is that environmental group a pawn of Beijing? Nonprofits wary of being branded ‘foreign agents’

“It is not at all clear where this is headed,” said Sam Worthington. He warns that thousands of American nonprofits could find themselves in the same predicament as the Natural Resources Defense Council."

June 14, 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
In the News

Is that enviormental group a pawn of Beijing? Nonprofits wary of being branded ‘foreign agents’

"A broad spectrum of civil society groups that work internationally fear they could face a new legal threat — being pressured to register as foreign agents, a designation that could severely damage an organization."

June 14, 2018
In the News

The Unintended “Foreign Agents”

"Given the vague and broad scope of FARA, its increased enforcement – without fixing the underlying Act – will chill nonprofits from carrying out beneficial cross-border activities."

March 16, 2018
Blog Post

The Foreign Agents Registration Act’s NGO Impact

As written, FARA is unsuitable for our contemporary world – a world in which global interconnectivity is increasing and the roles of state and non-state actors are blurring.

March 20, 2019
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Foreign Agents Registration Act

April 1, 2019
Blog Post

InterAction Applauds Governor Newsom for His Action on CA Assembly Bill 1181

This weekend, Governor Newsom voted on the side of charities by declining to sign California Bill AB 1181. Proposed by…

October 15, 2019