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Press Releases

Oriana Pina
Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:58

For Immediate Release
Contact: 202-293-6141    

Fate of Educational and Cultural Exchange Programs Rests with Congress

Washington, DC (May 23, 2017) – The budget released today by President Donald Trump proposes an unprecedented cut of 32 percent to the International Affairs budget, and a 55 percent cut to the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) specifically. ECA funds and oversees a wide range of critical international exchange programs which enable people-to-people diplomacy.

Oriana Pina
Thu, 03/16/2017 - 07:58

For Immediate Release
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Oriana Pina
Mon, 01/30/2017 - 13:36

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                
January 30, 2017                   
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Opinion Pieces

Oriana Pina
Mon, 04/10/2017 - 14:41

As published by The Hill on 4/03/2017

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 16:05

March 28, 2017

Editor
POLITICO

Dear Editor:

POLITICO’s coverage of the Au Pair Program (“They Think We Are Slaves,” March 27) was surprisingly one-sided. While any report of an au pair having a less than positive stay in America is troubling, one would get the impression from your story that this is the rule rather than the exception.