Change in Our Interest:
Travel, Trade and Improved Relations with Cuba
The travel ban unilaterally disarms the United States, casting aside one of the greatest sources of American influence – unfettered contact with American society.The American approach toward the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, enshrined in the Helsinki accords and supported by Administrations of both parties, was to
encourage unrestricted travel so that we could share our ideas, values and culture. Download the PDF to read more of the information packet.
Please print this packet and take it to your senators and representative in Congress! Click here to download (PDF).
To download specific pieces of the packet, see below.
- Legislative Background: U.S.- Cuba Policy in the 111th Congress (PDF)
- Travel Talking Points: Lifting the Travel Ban Will Strengthen U.S. Interests and Help the Cuban People (PDF)
- Trade Background: U.S.-Cuba Trade: Ending Restrictions Will Promote Our Economy and Reflect U.S. Interests and Values (PDF)
- Trade Talking Points: U.S.-Cuba Trade: Ending Restrictions Will Promote Our Economy and Reflect U.S. Interests and Values (PDF)
- Endorsement Lists: U.S. Organizations that Have Stated Their Support for an End to the Ban on Travel for All Americans (PDF)
- Polling Data: Growing Numbers of Americans – Especially Cuban Americans – Want the Freedom to Travel for All Americans
Contact List: U.S. – Cuba Policy Contacts (PDF)