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vic asked in TravelCaribbeanPuerto Rico · 3 months ago

Is everyone in Puerto Rico a US citizen?

My friend told me Puerto Rico is a US territory and that makes all puerto ricans US citizens but I don’t know if he’s messing with me 

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  • ?
    Lv 4
    3 months ago

    I realize that the ESE program you were educated in did not teach CIVICS, but yes, people in PR ARE US citizens whether you like it or not.

  • RICK
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    your friend is correct

  • 3 months ago

    Not everyone.  If you are a Puerto Rican citizen or born in the territory, you are

  • 3 months ago

    Yes you are if you arrive from Puerto Rico, or stay in PR!!

  • 3 months ago

    Puerto Rican citizens are US citizens. 

  • 3 months ago

    People born on US Territory, which includes Puerto Rico, are "natural born" US citizens unless they are the children of diplomats with full diplomatic immunity.

     

  • ?
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    Yes, they are US citizens. As such, they can travel to the mainland US without a visa, stay here, work here, legally. It's part of the country. 

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