Alan Gross is an American citizen. He is languishing in a Havana prison and being held in violation of international law.
A community development specialist, Alan is devoted to helping people worldwide.
Now serving a 15-year sentence, his life and health are in danger. He has lost 105 pounds. His family is suffering. His mother is dying.
Politico: VP Biden Calls for Gross' Release May 8, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden calls Cuban detention of Alan Gross one of the biggest obstacles to normalizing relations with Cuba. read more>
Alan Gross Affidavit Filed in U.S. District Court March 16, 2013
Affidavit gives the most detailed picture to date of how Gross wound up working in Cuba and what he was trying to accomplish.
Washington Post: Van Hollen Meets With Imprisoned MD Man February 21, 2013
Congressman Van Hollen describes his meeting with Alan.
What They Are Saying
VP Joe Biden “...committed to seeing Alan Gross come home....” read more>
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (MD) “...the release of Mr. Gross is essential....” read more>
WH Press Secy Jay Carney “Cuban govt should release Alan Gross....” read more>
Washington Post “Castro has repeatedly turned down proposals....” read more>