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United States and Cuba to Sign Law Enforcement Memorandum of Understanding

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC January 16, 2017 On January 16, the United States and Cuba signed a bilateral Law Enforcement Memorandum of Understanding to deepen law enforcement cooperation and information sharing. Under this memorandum, the United States and Cuba will continue the Law Enforcement Dialogue process, which includes technical exchanges on ...
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes’ Travel to Cuba

The White House Office of the Press Secretary January 16, 2017 On Monday, January 16, Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes will travel to Cuba for official meetings, cultural engagements, and to witness the signing of a U.S.-Cuba Law Enforcement Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  The arrangement will establish a framework for strengthening our partnership on ...
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Fact Sheet: Changes to Parole and Expedite Removal Policies Affecting Cuban Nationals

Press Office U.S. Department of Homeland Security January 12, 2017 Fact Sheet: Changes to Parole and Expedite Removal Policies Affecting Cuban Nationals WASHINGTON- Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced several changes to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) policies and regulations affecting Cuban nationals.  These changes reflect the reestablishment of full diplomatic relations with ...
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Statement by Secretary Johnson on the Continued Normalization of our Migration Relationship with Cuba

Press Office U.S. Department of Homeland Security Press Release January 12, 2017 Statement by Secretary Johnson on the Continued Normalization of our Migration Relationship with Cuba The United States is revoking the so-called “wet-foot/dry-foot” policy for Cuban migrants that has been in place since the mid-1990s. Effective immediately, Cuban nationals who attempt to illegally enter ...
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Statement by the President on Cuban Immigration Policy

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary January 12, 2017 Statement by the President on Cuban Immigration Policy Today, the United States is taking important steps forward to normalize relations with Cuba and to bring greater consistency to our immigration policy. The Department of Homeland Security is ending the so-called “wet-foot/dry foot” policy, which ...
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