Second, this September marks the third anniversary of the Country Email List impact of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. The numbers of the tragedy lend themselves to many analyses. The deaths reached some 3,000 people, an estimated 91,000 million dollars in damage, several months without electricity for a large part of the island and a significant housing precariousness Country Email List that affects the Puerto Rican population even today. In the electoral context, the important migrations to the continent stand out, with a good part of the 130,000 people who left the island settling Country Email List in Florida. If the state has been on the list of swing states for years,this flow could provide a good basis to counter the more conservative Latino communities. This has not escaped Trump.
Who recently promised a $13 billion reconstruction package Country Email List for the island, seeking to improve his image after his 2017 stance. Images of the president throwing packets of toilet paper into a crowd or mentioning swapping Puerto Rico over Greenland Country Email List are still fresh in the minds of those who can turn the election around in a state that favored the Republicans in 2016. It is worth remembering that Puerto Ricans are American citizens, with all the rights that this implies, but if they reside on the island they cannot vote in the presidential Country Email Listelections. They can only do this if they live in another state.
The third of the points, and which generated a very Country Email List strong impact in the mid-term elections, was the separation of parents and children in the detention centers at the border. These specific cases brought to the forefront a complex and long-Country Email List term policy that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Service (ICE) has been implementing since its creation in 2003. But now not only has the situation of those who are detained trying to cross Country Email List the border, but the extremes to which the zero tolerance policy adopted since April 2018 has taken were shown. This was added to the rescission, a few months earlier, of the immigration policy known as DACA.