The Federated States of Micronesia wants legal and political help regarding COFA.
UPDATED 12/2/2016: Supporters say the program helps immigrants acclimate, rather than encouraging them to drain public resources.
Local leaders fear that residents will be "shunted from their homes" and "reduced to just doing cultural dances" for tourists.
Hawaii Congressman Mark Takai pushes to compensate military personnel exposed to radioactive soil and debris in the Marshall Islands.
U.S. Senate and House leadership is urged to allow the people of Bikini to use resettlement funds to relocate outside of the Marshall Islands.