On Thursday, Representatives Jim McGovern (MA-02) and Tom Emmer (MN-06) reintroduced the Freedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act of 2019 in the House, and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) announced that he will reintroduce the bill in the Senate on Monday. CDA’s Emily Mendrala praised the legislation, stating that “The Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2019 would allow Americans to directly engage with the Cuban people, especially with Cuba’s growing private sector. It is time we move past the antiquated laws and policies that have for too long divided the U.S. and Cuban people, to the detriment of both.” Read the full PRESS STATEMENT.
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