South China Sea Dispute Briefing

Please join the Foreign Affairs Congressional Staff Association (FACSA) for a special opportunity to discuss the recent international tribunal ruling at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague and the actions of China and regional players following the ruling.

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BREXIT Briefing: Before and After

Please join the Foreign Affairs Congressional Staff Association (FACSA) for a special opportunity to discuss the internal dynamic surrounding the Brexit debate, an explanation of the vote outcome, and the potential impacts to the United Kingdom, United States, and the global community.

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BREXIT Briefing: Before and After

Please join the Foreign Affairs Congressional Staff Association (FACSA) for a special opportunity to discuss the internal dynamic surrounding the Brexit debate, an explanation of the vote outcome, and the potential impacts to the United Kingdom, United States, and the global community.

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Support Refugee-Related Accounts in FY17 Appropriations

We invite you to join us in supporting refugee-related accounts for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 appropriations submissions. As you may know, 60 million people are displaced around the world, the largest number since World War II. Historically, the United States has recognized its moral and legal imperative to lead by example in addressing global issues such as refugee resettlement. That is why our nation is the largest resettlement country in the world, taking in almost 70 percent of all refugees resettled by the UNHCR globally last year. Last year, the Obama Administration announced an increase in refugee admissions, from 70,000 last fiscal year, to 85,000 in FY2016 and 100,000 in FY2017. In order to meet the needs of refugee assistance and resettlement programs, we must ensure that adequate funding is provided to local communities to help refugees integrate and thrive.

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