Legal Alert - President Trump’s Cuba Proposals Would Roll Back Current Policies


by Brett W. Johnson, Sarah E. Delaney and Lindsay Short

On June 16, 2017, President Trump proposed new Cuba policies that would roll back certain changes made by the Obama Administration. Chief among the President’s sought changes are: (1) a complete ban on economic activities that channel money toward businesses owned or operated by the Cuban military, (2) restrictions on U.S. travel for individual “people-to-people” trips or educational purposes, and (3) the creation of a State Department committee aimed at expanding free wireless internet access in Cuba.

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