LEGISLATIVE BRANCH


Federal Legislation
1961 Foreign Assistance Act- started the embargo http://www.historyofcuba.com/history/funfacts/embargo.htm
1966 Cuban Adjustment Act
1996 Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity Act (also known as Helms-Burton Act)
Most recent:
2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act 2009
Proposed legislation:
2009: Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act
















EXECUTIVE BRANCH

Department of Treasury: Office of Foreign Assets Control: http://shr.aaas.org/rtt/policy.htm#role
Various presidents have imposed and lifted travel restrictions to Cuba and broadened or tightened the Foreign Assistance Act




JUDICIAL BRANCH

Suggested cases for you to review include (choose one):
Reagan v. Wald 1984
Zemel v. Rusk 1965

Here is one helpful resource link (type in case name in search box). The library has a number of excellent resources. You may use other online sources as well (with the exception of wikipedia).

INTEREST GROUPS

Cuban American National Foundation
Encasa