PBS NewsHour

Puerto Ricans in anguish as they await news from the island

Clip: 09/30/2017 | 4m 3s Video has closed captioning.

As Puerto Ricans face a growing humanitarian crisis following damage from Hurricane Maria, their friends and families in the continental U.S. are desperate to get in contact. And if they have, many are booking flights to bring their loved ones onto the mainland, adding to a growing diaspora. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano spoke with members of the community in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley.

Aired: 09/30/17

Rating: NR

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