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Congress Rules Puerto Ricans do not Have a Right to Certain Benefits

Congress Rules Puerto Ricans do not Have a Right to Certain Benefits

On April 21st, the Supreme Court ruled that certain federal disability benefits would not be available to Puerto Rican residents. These benefits, however, are available to residents of the 50 States. Written by Justice Brett Kavanagh, the opinion received an 8-1 vote, with Justice Sonia Sotomayor casting the only dissenting vote.

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