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MIAMI (Oct. 12, 2017) – Students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands whose homes and institutions were damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria have found a new home at FIU, complete with an out-of-state tuition fee waiver.
Social media activity by Caribbean and other foreign nationals residing in the United States, and those hoping to visit the country, will now be the target of closer scrutiny by the U.S. government.
Kamala Harris, a Caribbean American member of the United States Senate, has weighed in on the controversy surrounding professional athletes protesting during the playing of the American anthem, stressing they had the right to oppose injustice.
Miami, Fl - As American citizens arrive in Florida from Puerto Rico, a number of grassroots groups are reaching out to ensure that they have information they need to access the necessary resources to recover from the devastation left by Hurricane Maria.
Las Vegas, a popular United States entertainment hub visited by hundreds of Caribbean nationals each year, was the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in United States history earlier this month. A lone gunman, operating from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, sent a barrage of automatic fire on a crowd of some 22,000 attending the final night of the Route 91 Harvest Festival, a country music event.
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