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FAQs on basic ​benefits and legal rights for Puerto Rico evacuees in Massachusetts

Date: 
12/20/2017
Author: 
MLRI
​Below are fliers in English and Spanish for individuals and families from Puerto Rico​ including: ​ 
  • SNAP food assistance, 
  • TAFDC cash assistance,
  • MassHealth,
  • Housing, and
  • ​S​pecial education rights. 
 
The state has projected that approximately 5,000 individuals have evacuated from PR to the state to date, and more expected to come over the next few months as the island continues to struggle with recovery. 

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