Additional detainees at GTMO are transferred abroad. As of January 2017, about 40 detainees remain at GTMO.
SC Senator Introduces Free Travel Act
South Carolina Senator Mark Sanford introduces The Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2017 (H.R. 351).10
End of “Wet foot, Dry foot” policy
President Barack Obama ends the Cuba “Wet foot, Dry foot” policy that allowed any Cuban who makes it to US soil to stay and become a legal resident. The policy dates from 1995 under US President Bill Clinton. 8
Not Closing GITMO
US President Donald Trump says he will not close Guantanamo Detention Center. 9