State Department spokesperson John Kirby regards "resolution of outstanding claims" as a top priority for normalization.
A letter sent to the House and Senate leadership emphasizes the benefits, including to agriculture, of increasing U.S. trade with Cuba.
The Cuban position is that there are still things the Obama administration can do by executive order to move things forward.
Time is of the essence to reverse the IRS plan to revoke this group's tax exempt status.
The U.S. could profit in many ways from open relations and sharing of resources.
Upcoming activities include lobbying Congress to respect the self-determination and sovereignty of the Cuban people.
If the current thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations leads to lifting the decades-long blockade, we will have access to life-saving drugs and vaccines now banned in the U.S.
The U.S. and Cuban governments restored diplomatic relations, but U. S. measures humiliating and messing with the Cuban people are still in force.
Of progressive bills, the one that appears to be moving forward most quickly is the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2015.
On Tuesday, Obama recommended that Cuba be removed from The U.S. State Department's "State Sponsors of Terrorism List."