Give overseas Americans the relief they need. Support the Overseas Americans Financial Access Act!

Since its implementation in 2010, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has imposed unintended consequences on American citizens living and working overseas. Some Foreign Financial Institutions (FFIs) have simply closed accounts or refused to open
new ones for U.S. citizens in order to minimize their exposure to FATCA reporting requirements, withholding fees, and potential penalties. This practice leaves law-abiding American citizens without access to everyday financial services such as mortgages, bank
accounts, insurance policies and pension funds — all of which are critical services regardless of place of residence.

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Respond to the concerns of our constituents abroad! Cosponsor the Commission on Americans Living Abroad Act of 2019

It can be hard for Americans living and working abroad to get the attention of their representatives in Congress. Many of our constituents living abroad regularly express their concerns about how they are affected by federal policies on immigration, taxation,
voting, and access to financial institutions. Their letters from foreign addresses are often discarded or overlooked. We can do better to serve American citizens living abroad so they can fully participate and engage in the political process.

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