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What Is FARA? We Look At Why Many Foreign Agents Avoid It.

FARA has been a relaxed law for more than 50 years. We look at why the government makes people register as foreign agents.
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What Is FARA? We Look At Why Many Foreign Agents Avoid It.

The Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA, deals with lobbyists in Washington working in the interest of a foreign country. The law requires these men and women to periodically disclose related activities and finances for the government to track. Many people choose not to register because the law has been relaxed for more than 50 years. 

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