Puerto Ricans Mark 100 Years Of Limited U.S. Citizenship

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The Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico's Capitol as in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in July 2015 (Ricardo Arduengo/AP)

A century ago, President Woodrow Wilson signed a law granting limited U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans. But Puerto Rico is not a state — and citizens there don’t have representation in Congress, nor can they vote.

Here & Now‘s Eric Westervelt (@Ericnpr) speaks with NPR’s Greg Allen (@gallennpr) about the debate now underway about the U.S. relationship with Puerto Rico.

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