The Federal Election Commission rules regarding the involvement of Foreign Nationals/ Governments/ in the US political process
The Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) prohibits any foreign national from contributing, donating or spending funds in connection with any federal, state, or local election in the United States, either directly or indirectly. It is also unlawful to help foreign nationals violate that ban or to solicit, receive or accept contributions or donations from them. Persons who knowingly and willfully engage in these activities may be subject to fines and/or imprisonment.
The Foreign National definition includes:
Foreign political parties;
Individuals with foreign citizenship; and
Immigrants who do not have a “green card.”
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