Puerto Rican Immigration

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when the group came to the United States

they became a colony of the United States in 1898, 1917 President Wilson signed the Jones-Shafroth Act, which granted Puerto Ricans U.S. Citizenship with a number of crucial distinctions.

why the group came to the United States

Puerto Ricans have left the financially troubled island for the U.S. mainland this decade in their largest numbers since the Great Migration after World War II

how many members of their group came to the United States

In 2013 about 41.3 million Puerto Ricans came to the U.S. and also Puerto ricans are accounted for 13% of the total 316 millions U.S Residents.