As supporters of a Puerto Rico “commonwealth” status pivot to support a yet-to-be defined Free Association alternative, confusion about the meaning of “commonwealth” and of… Read More »Did Puerto Rico Ever Have a Compact of Free Association?
When constitutional scholar Walter Dellinger died last week at the age of 80, his notable career was recognized throughout the country. Yet one valuable contribution… Read More »Walter Dellinger: Enduring Contributions to the Puerto Rico Status Debate
Both the CDC and World Health Organization say that Puerto Rico’s drinking water is generally safe to drink. Travel advisors expand on that, pointing out… Read More »How Safe is Drinking Water in Puerto Rico?
Puerto Rico voters have rejected the current territorial status and voted in favor of statehood. Congress is expected to consider the question of Puerto Rico’s… Read More »Puerto Rican Naturalization – How to Become a U.S. Citizen in a New Nation
Shortly before the hearing on Puerto Rico’s status held earlier this month, a group of constitutional law scholars from the University of Puerto Rico, Columbia,… Read More »Constitutional Law Scholars Endorse Proposal for Statehood Ratification Vote
While Puerto Rico is currently a territory of the United States, the majority of Puerto Ricans voted in November 2020 to end that territorial status.… Read More »Top 10 Reasons to Support Statehood for Puerto Rico