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  1. Judge to decide on order blocking Puerto Rican evictionsabout 1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Philly.com

    Nearly 1,700 Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees living in hotels across the U.S. are awaiting a federal judge's decision on their next home. U.S. District Judge Timothy Hillman in Massachusetts heard plaintiff representatives and government attorneys Monday at a phone hearing.

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  2. Housing extended for 1,700 Puerto Rican hurricane evacueesabout 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Philly.com

    A judge ordered federal emergency officials to extend vouchers for temporary hotel housing for nearly 1,700 Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees, saying ending the program could cause irreparable harm. Saturday night's decision came shortly after civil rights group LatinoJustice PRLDEF filed a lawsuit seeking relief for the Puerto Ricans, whose federal housing assistance vouchers were set to expire at midnight Sunday, meaning the evacuees could have been evicted from the hotels.

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  3. Puerto Rico pushes for statehood, calling it a civil rights issue29 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Philly.com

    Puerto Rico is making its biggest push for statehood in years, filing legislation in Congress that would make the island the 51st state by 2021. Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, a Republican, filed a bill on Wednesday that would pave the way for the island to become a state no later than January 2021.

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  4. Why this comic book superhero - a Puerto Rican woman exploring the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Philly.com

    Lucca Petrecca, 11, of Princeton reads the comic book "Ricanstruction," which author Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez just signed at Taller Puertorriqueno in Phila., Pa. on June 16, 2018.

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  5. Hurricane Maria evacuees in Philadelphia: What they're going through...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Philly.com

    Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico last September, spiraling the island into a cycle of endless devastation overnight. Even today, my homeland is still suffering the effects of the catastrophic cyclone's furious winds and rains.

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  6. Puerto Ricans in Philly telling others on the island 'Don't come here'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Philly.com

    Charito Morales, right, speaks as part of a group of activists advocating for Puerto Rican families who came to Philadelphia following Hurricane Maria protest in front of FEMA's Philadelphia office in Philadelphia, PA on April 18, 2018. DAVID MAIALETTI / Staff Photographer An activist who has been helping Puerto Ricans get back on their feet following Hurricane Maria had a message Wednesday for islanders considering Philadelphia: Don't come here.

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  7. Puerto Ricans in Philly telling others on the island 'Don't come here'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Philly.com

    Charito Morales, right, speaks as part of a group of activists advocating for Puerto Rican families who came to Philadelphia following Hurricane Maria protest in front of FEMA's Philadelphia office in Philadelphia, PA on April 18, 2018. DAVID MAIALETTI / Staff Photographer An activist who has been helping Puerto Ricans get back on their feet following Hurricane Maria had a message Wednesday for islanders considering Philadelphia: Don't come here.

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  8. Puerto Rico recovers as reform talks grind onRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Philly.com

    Gov. Ricardo Rossello, Governor of Puerto Rico, greets attendees after participating in a forum question and answer session at Esperanza College, in Philadelphia on Feb. 16. "The island endures." That's the quick pick-up from analysts Alexander Twerdahl, Alexander Goldfarb and Daniel Santos, of New York investment bank Sander O'Neill + Partners, after visiting bankers, landlords, and businesspeople in Puerto Rico, six months after Hurricane Maria wrecked services, shut factories , and left thousands dependent on emergency shelter or relatives on the U.S. mainland.

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  9. Philly leaders ask Puerto Rico's governor to help release aid for evacueesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Philly.com

    Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló urged Philadelphia faith and civic leaders on Friday to put their political power behind relief efforts for the hurricane-ravaged island and to discuss help for evacuees who have come to Pennsylvania. It has been more than five months since Category 4 Hurricane Maria devastated the island, and  thousands of families have sought shelter  on the U.S. mainland.

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  10. Philly leaders ask Puerto Rico's governor to help release aid for evacueesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Philly.com

    Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossell urged Philadelphia faith and civic leaders on Friday to put their political power behind relief efforts for the hurricane-ravaged island and to discuss help for evacuees who have come to Pennsylvania. It has been more than five months since Category 4 Hurricane Maria devastated the island, and thousands of families have sought shelter on the U.S. mainland.

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  11. City has emergency housing for hurricane evacuees but won't use itabout 1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Philly.com

    Puerto Rican evacuees demonstrate outside the Philadelphia Municipal Services Building on Monday, Feb. 12, and call for an indefinite extension of FEMA aid to victims displaced by Hurricane Maria. JOSE F. MORENO / Staff Photographer Since Puerto Rican evacuees started arriving in Philadelphia last fall following Hurricane Maria, the Philadelphia Housing Authority has had the ability to house up to 50 of them and move even more people to the top of the public housing wait list.

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  12. Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees in Philadelphia struggle to find jobs, housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Philly.com

    People gather in protest outside the Philadelphia Municipal Services Building, Philadelphia. Puerto Ricans seek more help from FEMA concerning assistance and aid.

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  13. Pennsylvania's now the fifth largest state in the country, and other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Philly.com

    Jonathan Lai covers issues related to rights and explores our changing understanding of them. Topics include freedom of expression, gerrymandering, and digital privacy and security.

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  14. Puerto Ricans fleeing island picking Philly as homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Philly.com

    Asaf, 9 and Raul Berrios, 64, in the living room of their South Philadelphia home on Thursday, November 9, 2017. They left Carolina, Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria destroyed the island.

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  15. Puerto Ricans fleeing island picking Philly as homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Philly.com

    Asaf, 9 and Raul Berrios, 64, live in South Philadelphia now after leaving Carolina, Puerto Rico, Thursday November 9, 2017. DAVID SWANSON / Staff Photographer In the six weeks since, he moved from Florida, where his temporary work and housing dried up, to New Jersey, where he slept on a cousin's living-room floor, and to Philadelphia, where his sole relative here took him in.

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  16. Official says Puerto Rico needs 'unprecedented' federal helpabout 1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Philly.com

    Puerto Rico has suffered such extensive devastation from Hurricane Maria that its recovery will fail unless the island gets more help from the Trump administration and Congress, the head of a federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico's finances said Tuesday. Natalie Jaresko, executive director of the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, told Congress that the U.S. territory needs emergency and restoration funds "on an unprecedented scale" to restore housing, water and electric power.

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  17. From Philly to Puerto Rico to find her rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Philly.com

    As she drove the mountain road leading to her relatives' home, slowing to avoid craters where the street had collapsed, Quetcy Lozada went quiet. For two weeks, in crushing humidity, she had walked streets lined with wrecked homes, yelling out that her team had food and water.

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  18. Puerto Rico after Maria: Arriving in San JuanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Philly.com

    Staff Writer Tricia L. Nadolny and Staff Photographer David Swanson have been dispatched to Puerto Rico to report on how the island and its residents are recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Tricia will be filing daily online dispatches while there.

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  19. Trump's pathological treatment of Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Philly.com

    Helen Ubias is an award-winning columnist at the Daily News. She is a champion of the little guy , especially those Philly residents who go unseen and unheard, and a not-so-easily-plucked thorn in the side of city politicians and organizations who forget they serve the public.

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  20. Philly's Puerto Rican community raises $120,000 for relief effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Philly.com

    With damage estimates running in the 10s of billions of dollars in hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico, community leaders and nonprofits in the city's Puerto Rican community announced Wednesday they have collected over $120,000 for relief efforts, as well as pallets full of water, diapers, and non-perishable foodstuffs that will be delivered to the island. "I can assure you that we will do the best that we can [] to get these goods donated by our folks to the hands of folks, whether they're in Puerto Rico or folks who've recently come here and need help as they get stabilized," said Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez.

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