The Catholic University of America

Summary of Federal Laws

Miscellaneous Laws that Might Apply


Trading with the Enemy Act

(amended by the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961)

50 USC Chapter 53,  

12 USC 95a  and 22 USC Part 79; 31 CFR Part 501 et seq.

Assets Control Regulations of the U.S. Department of Treasury require persons subject to U.S. jurisdiction to have a license to engage in certain transactions related to travel to, from and within regulated countries.  Failure to follow proper procedures may result in civil penalties and criminal prosecution. Additional information can be obtained from the Department of Treasury Web Page on Sanctions Program and Country Summary. 




NAFSA Travel to Cuba: Implications for Education Abroad Programs-June 2017 

Global Cornell: Cuba General License for Educational Activity*

U.S. Department of the Treasury: CUBA Sanctions page-



updated 8-24-18 mlo