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New Travel Rules In Cuba Could Create A New Class Of Binationals In The U.S.

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Don Pedro Bello sits in front of his cigar factory, Cuba Tobacco Company, in Miami's Little Havana section, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, waiting for customers. Most members of MIami's Cuban community had little to say about Cuba relaxing travel restrictions. | AP

A new travel law in Cuba allowing Cubans to travel abroad without an exit visa or a foreign invitation goes into effect Monday, allowing people on the island to travel to and from the United States and potentially establish residency here.

At its core, the overhaul of Cuba's decades-old migratory law, announced three months ago, eliminates the much-detested exit visa known as the "white card" and is perhaps the most highly anticipated of a series of reforms initiated under President Raúl Castro.

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