120 years of “limited” citizenship today for Puerto Ricans

President Wilson signed the Jones-Shafroth Act, granting citizenship to people born on the island. But it’s a limited form of citizenship.

via Puerto Ricans Reflect On A Century Of (Limited) Citizenship : NPR

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I love media and communication, as well as digital technology. I write and speak fluently in Spanish and English. I was born in New York, but was sent to Puerto Rico at an early age, where I lived until drafted by the U.S. army. Upon returning from an honorable discharge, I found Puerto Rico small and limited at the time. I moved to Boston where I pursued musical studies and later worked as a musician, teacher, and speech-pathologist in New York. I am currently still interested in world politics, social justice, and income inequality. Health and wellness are essential to survive and thrive. I am working on patience and skills necessary to keep learning.

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