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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Recognizing The Contributions Of Jose R. Balasquide September 16, 2014
Alan Grayson, D-FL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, to recognize Jose Balasquide. Born in Puerto Rico, Mr. Balasquide has been residing in Central Florida since 1993."
Recognizing The Contributions Of Miguel Antonio Nieves Bou September 15, 2014
Alan Grayson, D-FL
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, to recognize Miguel Antonio Nieves Bou. Miguel was born in Puerto Rico to Miguel Angel Nieves Diaz and Iris Bou Cordova of Corozal on June 13, 1963. Miguel attended Catholic school and the American Military Academy in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico before moving to Sebring, Florida in 1977."
Financial Services And General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 July 14, 2014
José Serrano, D-NY
"Now, as I have said on many occasions, for me, this is more than a legislative issue. It is a personal issue. I was born in Puerto Rico, raised in New York, and at times I haven’t been pleased with the relationship and the way Puerto Rico has been treated by this Federal Government."
Awarding Congressional Gold Medal To The 65Th Infantry Regiment May 19, 2014
Bill Huizenga, R-MI
"In May 1917, 2 months after President Woodrow Wilson signed into law legislation granting United States citizenship to all individuals born in Puerto Rico and 1 month after the United States entered World War I, the unit was transferred to the Panama Canal Zone."
Hispanic Heritage Month October 15, 2013
Alan Grayson, D-FL
"Melissa McGuire-Maniau was born in Puerto Rico, raised in Orlando and is a veteran of the United States Air Force. For the last eight years Melissa has been proudly married to her husband, a native of Mexico. Together they have three girls."

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