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By Carmen Whalen,Victor Vasquez

Puerto Ricans have a protracted background of migrating to and construction groups in a variety of components of the USA looking for a greater lifestyles. From their arrival in Hawai'i in 1900 to the post-World warfare II era—during which groups flourished through the Midwest and New England—the Puerto Rican diaspora has been transforming into gradually. in truth, the 2000 census exhibits that just about as many Puerto Ricans reside within the usa as in Puerto Rico itself.The participants to this quantity offer an summary of the Puerto Rican event in the USA, delving into specific facets of colonization and citizenship, migration and neighborhood development. each one bankruptcy bridges the history with modern matters. in the course of the textual content, own narratives and images deliver those histories to existence, whereas grappling with underlying explanations and important matters equivalent to racism and employment that form Puerto Rican existence in America.

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