ACA in the News: Republicans Overseas calls for executive order to help expats ahead of prez election
The American Expat Financial News Journal (September 5, 2020)
Republicans Overseas calls for executive order to help expats ahead of prez election
"The American Citizens Abroad has been advocating on behalf of American expats since 1978, originally out of Geneva, and since 2012, from the Washington, D.C. area. One of its most visible campaigns, launched a year ago, basically consisted of a call for expats around the world to urge their Congressional lawmakers to hold hearings on the various tax issues that American expats struggle with. According to ACA, more than 15,000 expats are known to have responded to the campaign thus far, and the organization has said it has had a 'good response/support' from the lawmakers on the receiving end of these messages."
"Asked for the ACA's reaction to news of the Republicans Overseas' letter to Mark Meadows, executive director Marylouise Serrato told the AXFNJ that the ACA 'is always encouraged to see efforts by both the Republican and Democratic overseas organizations, to raise the issues of Americans overseas with their leadership.'"
"'It is important that both parties understand the issues facing the community,' she added. 'And this is why bi-partisan hearings are so necessary.'"