Obama falls short of his campaign promise about Cuban American travel and remittances, said Philip Peters, of the Lexington Institute.
''The Obama Administration has repealed the 2004 Bush rules that imposed new restrictions on Cuban American family visits.
The Treasury Department action liberalizes Cuban American travel significantly but falls short of the Obama campaign promise to 'immediately allow unlimited family travel and remittances to the island''.
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Peters is an advisor to the Cuba Working Group in the House of Representatives. Prior to joining Lexington, Peters served as a State Department appointee of Presidents Reagan and Bush (six years), and as a senior aide in the House of Representatives. He graduated from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service (1978) and the Georgetown University Graduate School (M.A. 1986, National Security Studies).