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The federal SSI program excludes Puerto Ricans living on the island, with real consequences for... more »
posted 02/18/22
Over a year ago, based on the history of Puerto Rico's Health Reform that started on 1993, many... more »
posted 02/05/12
Eighteen years ago (1993) the government of Puerto Rico performed a major operation on its public... more »
posted 07/21/11

Marga Parés's Work

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.
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.