By Maria E. Perez y Gonzalez
Puerto Ricans within the United States starts off via offering Puerto Rico—the land, the folk, and the tradition. The island's invasion by way of U.S. forces in 1898 set the degree for our intertwined courting to the current day. Pérez y González brings to existence vital historic occasions resulting in immigration to the U.S., quite to the big northeastern towns, similar to long island. The narrative highlights Puerto Ricans' adjustment and variation during this nation in the course of the media, associations, language, and tradition. A wealth of data is given on socioeconomic prestige, together with demographics, employment, schooling possibilities, and poverty and public assistance. The discussions at the struggles of this workforce for reasonable housing, problems with ladies and youngsters, specific stumbling blocks to acquiring applicable healthiness care, together with the epidemic of AIDS, and race kinfolk are specifically insightful. the ultimate bankruptcy on Puerto Ricans' impression on U.S. society highlights their confident contributions in quite a lot of fields.