David Cordero Mercado
Puerto Ricans aren't eligible for all the benefits other U.S. citizens are. Two reporters are tracking the effort to change that.
Instead of SSI, the AABD program continues on the island, with low federal aid and the obligation of state matching.
Three bills and Biden’s social agenda legislation wait for the House and Senate’s attention.
SSI brought a Puerto Rican family back from economic ruin when they most needed it, but they lost the help as soon as they returned to the island.
After the US Supreme Court decision on Vaello Madero case, Puerto Rico District Court lifts stay in two pending cases.
The federal SSI program excludes Puerto Ricans living on the island, with real consequences for their health and well-being.