On March 2, 1917, the Jones–Shafroth Act was signed, collectively making Puerto Ricans United States citizens.
Someone tell the WaPo,
Hey @WashingtonPost, everyone in Puerto Rico is American. pic.twitter.com/BHgzYS0PDw
— Senator Jeff Merkley (@SenJeffMerkley) September 28, 2017
Old Timer says
Here is what the Act is according to Wikipedia.
Our ballot is in English and Spanish. Many Texans believe it is because of Mexico. No true. It is due to Puerto Rico.