CT Attorneys Respond to Crisis in Puerto Rico

CT Law Tribune
September 27, 2017

Attorney Edwin Colon, director of the Immigrant Children’s Justice Project for the Center for Children’s Advocacy, said Connecticut’s Puerto Rican population is feeling anxiety and sadness in the wake of Hurricane Maria. “It’s very difficult … some of us are still waiting to hear from our families.”

Colon said Puerto Rico’s economy and infrastructure were suffering before Irma and Maria hit. “The infrastructure of the island was fragile before the crisis. ..”

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