How the U.S. will replace immigrant workers with Puerto Ricans
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How the U.S. will replace immigrant workers with Puerto Ricans

Since Hurricane Maria, nearly 300,000 Puerto Ricans have left for Florida alone. At first, most of those leaving were elderly, disabled or in need of critical medical care. Now planes are leaving full of young people economically stranded in the post-Maria landscape. These departures will only compound the already historic migratory wave caused by the island’s fiscal crisis, possibly resulting in an overall 25 percentpopulation loss by the end of the decade. Continue reading