Friday, April 27, 2018

Florida Groups Unite, Ramp Up Focus on Puerto Ricans, a Pivotal Voting Bloc

by Carmen Sesin

MIAMI, Fla. — In December, Sheraly Gonz├ílez, 29, arrived in Orlando from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria left her 8-year-old son, who has ADHD, without therapy for months.

“He was regressing in Puerto Rico,” she said.

Rebuilding their lives in Florida made González nervous, anxious, and even depressed. But life has begun to normalize. Her husband found a job in Disney World and their two children have enrolled in schools.

The family is still living in a hotel room provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). They have not been able to muster up enough money to cover the security deposit as well as first and last month rents required for most apartments.

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Source: NBC News 

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