Cuba

Foundation seeks to revoke residency for Cubans who visit the island

Marcell Felipe, president of Inspire America.
Marcell Felipe, president of Inspire America. jiglesias@elnuevoherald.com

When President Barack Obama announced that he would reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba, one part of the Cuban American community — especially the so-called historical exile population — felt it had been betrayed.

Now, 1 ½ years later, a Miami lawyer wants to unite those exiles to fight against the new policy of warming relations with the island and to regain the political space he believes that Cuban Americans have lost in the Cuba policy-making arena.

Inspire America, a non-profit inaugurated in August with a tribute to dissident Oscar Elías Biscet that drew more than 700 guests, was born out of frustration with the Obama administration and the need to “intensify efforts in the fight for democracy” in Cuba, said it is president, Marcell Felipe.

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