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End of Immigration Privileges for Cuban Nationals Signals Changes in U.S.-Cuba Relationship
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • February 6 2017

Before leaving office, former President Barack Obama put an end to the "wet-foot, dry-foot" policy, a special parole policy unique to


Abrupt End to "Wet Foot, Dry Foot" Policy: What now for Cubans?
  • Diaz Reus
  • Cuba, USA
  • January 23 2017

The "wet foot, dry foot" policy was an executive order implemented in 1995 by former United States President William J. Clinton. Generally, it allowed


DHS Announces Changes to U.S. & Cuba Migration Policies
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • Cuba, USA
  • January 18 2017

On January 12, 2017, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced changes to the policies and regulations affecting Cuban nationals. DHS


Cuba: Immigration Challenges in Both Directions
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • November 8 2016

As part of the October 17, 2016 changes to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR), there is a limited relaxation of travel restrictions between


No Cuban-Americans Allowed
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • April 14 2016

On Tuesday of this week two Cuban-born residents of Florida filed a lawsuit against Carnival cruise lines and its subsidiary Fathom Travel for


Five Things to Know About Cuba
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • April 4 2016

U.S. and Cuba relations have undergone several watershed moments over the past couple of months, marked most recently by President Obama's historic


Recent Changes to the Trade Embargo May Facilitate Cuban Baseball Players Being Able to Legally Play for MLB Teams
  • Shumaker Loop & Kendrick
  • Cuba, USA
  • March 20 2016

Last week, President Obama authorized the elimination of a ban on Cuban access to the international banking system, which in turn would allow a Cuban


OFAC Fines Another European Company for Following E.U. Law
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • February 24 2016

Two days ago, the Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") announced that CGGVeritas S.A, a French company, and its U.S. and Venezuelan affiliates


Cuba and the United States: A Continuing Shift in Export and Travel Policy
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Cuba, USA
  • February 2 2016

On January 26, 2016, the United States again modified its stance on travel to Cuba and eased certain export restrictions to that country. The changes


US Treasury and Commerce Departments Announce New Changes to Cuba Regulations
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Cuba, USA
  • January 29 2016

On January 25, 2016, the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the US Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and