France is full of Americans (100,000?) and many other native English
speakers. So it is of no surprise that there are lots of organizations
in France for them.
My one word of caution is that it can be very nice to meet with other
English speakers, but it can also make one feel homesick and delay
Advocacy Groups: AARO - Association of Americans Resident Overseas: Issue-oriented organization dealing with subjects related to the overseas American community - citizenship for children, taxation, banking, medical coverage for those who retire abroad. ACA - American Citizens Abroad: Non-profit, non-partisan, all-volunteer organization that represents the interests of Americans living and working outside the U.S. to the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government, the U.S. Congress, and the U.S. Federal Judiciary to insure that Americans overseas are treated with equality and fairness.