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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Tribute To The Fite Family October 6, 2015
John Thune, R-SD
"The Angels in Adoption award recognizes individuals, couples, and organizations that have made extraordinary contributions on behalf of children in need of a family. Awardees from all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, come together in Washington, D.C., each year to participate in events that celebrate their heroic actions and enable them to use their personal experience to effect change on a national level."
Hire More Heroes Act Of 2015—Continued September 22, 2015
Robert Menendez, D-NJ
"Mr. President, I rise today deeply concerned about the growing economic crisis in Puerto Rico, which threatens to destabilize the island, and that we must step in and help our fellow American citizens—but sometimes we forget that the 3.5 million people who live in Puerto Rico are American citizens—before a financial crisis becomes a calamity."
Hispanic Heritage Month And Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week September 17, 2015
Robert Menendez, D-NJ
"Hispanic-Serving Institutions are colleges or universities where total Hispanic enrollment constitutes a minimum of 25 percent of the student body, and they serve more than half of all Latino students in the United States. As a product of a Hispanic-Serving Institution in my home State of New Jersey, my experience is a living testimony of the important role that HSIs play in expanding opportunities for Latino students in 21 States across the U.S. and in Puerto Rico."
Tribute To Wilbert V. Paynes September 15, 2015
Hank Johnson, D-GA
"Whereas, Mr. Paynes retires this year as a Director for the United States Corps of Engineers; wherein under his guidance as a Director, he has provided stellar leadership on an international level and has enhanced the lives of many in the Southeastern United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; and"
Immigration September 9, 2015
Luis Gutierrez, D-IL
"They come here to work and to make a better life for themselves and their families, as my parents did when they left Puerto Rico in the fifties to seek a better life, eventually landing in Chicago."

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