Majority of Puerto Ricans want statehood

November 30, 2012

(c) photo: In the last Presidential Election, Puerto Ricans were not allowed to cast their vote, even though they have in fact been citizens of the United States since 1917. The archipelago which is part of the Greater Antilles, includes the main island of Puerto Rico as well as a number of smaller islands…

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Fifty Accused of Selling Identities to Illegal Immigrants

January 12, 2012

Fifty people have been accused of conspiring to sell the identities of hundreds of Puerto Ricans to illegal immigrants on the American mainland in the largest single fraud case ever for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the authorities said Wednesday. Hundreds of birth certificates, Social Security numbers and driver’s licenses were sold for up to $2,500…

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