Puerto Rico - Part Two

GUESTS: Martin Espada Puerto Rican Poet Professor of English, University of Massachussets at Amherst Aida Giachello Director, Midwest Latino, Health, Training and Policy Center, Chicago, IL Associate Professor, Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois Puerto Ricans have been migrating to mainland America since the U.S. took control of the island a century ago. Like most immigrants, Puerto Ricans are caught between two cultures and must make tough decisions about language, tradition and association. But Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens — though under commonwealth status they can't vote for president and they don't pay federal taxes.



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