Puerto Rican families facing hardships in US

An estimated 1,000 Puerto Rican families a month are arriving in Florida due to the financial crisis back home.

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    Kissimmee, Florida - Puerto Rico's financial crisis is driving tens of thousands of people to leave the island in search of jobs and security.

    It is estimated that 1,000 Puerto Rican families a month are arriving in Florida, a US state that is already home to a million Puerto Ricans.

    But for many, life in the sunshine state is proving equally hard as they struggle to find affordable housing.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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