U.S. judge weighs blocking evictions of Puerto Rico storm evacuees

Christine Gonzalez of Puerto Rico sorts travel pamphlets which five-year-old son Kahil Olmeda pulled from a display rack in a Super 8 Motel lobby in Kissimmee, Florida, U.S., July 1, 2018. REUTERS/Joey Roulette

BOSTON (Reuters) – A lawyer for several Puerto Rican families urged a federal judge on Monday to extend an order that blocked the eviction of hundreds of people who fled the hurricane-ravaged island in 2017 and have been living in hotels and motels across the United States. Hector Pineiro, the attorney, asked U.S. District Judge […]

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