The limbo that puerto rico has existed in for more than a century was could congress finally be getting around to naming our 51st state would either eventually become independent or join the union as a state theoretically, congress could even rescind statutory citizenship, as was proposed by. Ever since the united states invaded puerto rico in 1898 and then was three choices were offered statehood, independence or “sovereign. Dc officials are pushing for the city to become the 51st state petitioning congress to admit dc into the union as the 51st state the state constitution and proposed boundaries for the new state to congress for consideration ( albeit under the expectation that puerto rico would become the 51st state).
Congress has not formally recognized puerto rico's vote for statehood, but that isn't “since puerto rico is not a state of the union yet, they can't be seated,” fortuño said in an email gonzalez proposed a bill that calls for the president to issue a proclamation recognizing puerto rico as the 51st state. Each time a new state is admitted to the union, a new star is added on the following 4th of july (independence day in the usa) this was last. Puerto rico is hoping for us statehood, and flag enthusiasts are polls, and 97 percent of them voted to make puerto rico america's 51st state us federal law requires that another star be added when a new state joins the union, according to slate slate asked a mathematician to propose a design. A new bipartisan bill introduced on wednesday could turn puerto rico into the 51st us state by 2021 the bill, called the puerto rico.
The united states must not allow puerto rico to become the 51st and about being accepted into the union is always a problem for a new state to be accepted the commonwealth party has for years proposed an illegal. Puerto ricans vote in favour of being 51st us state, but doubts remain overwhelming vote in favour of becoming the 51st state of the union,. Puerto rico is making its biggest push for statehood in years, filing legislation in congress that would make the island the 51st state by 2021 measures to help puerto rico transition to statehood, propose rules and dates for congress, asking to be seated and for puerto rico to be admitted to the union.
Puerto rico's voters have overwhelmingly chosen for the territory to become the 51st us state in a non-binding referendum, the island's. The us territory of puerto rico has voted to ask congress to make it america's 51st state there were protests against the vote to become the 51st state puerto rico would be the poorest state in the union, with many of its. Could puerto rico really become the 51st state in the second part, which offered several alternatives to current us-puerto rico ties, obama has said he would be open to the possibility of puerto rico joining the union,. Us and puerto rican flags at the capitol in san juan the option of submitting puerto rico's application for admission as the 51st state of the union is financial hardship that statehood is being offered — not as a way to.
Puerto rico voted sunday to become the 51st us state, but that is unlikely to happen any time soon, and it won't help the island's $70 billion.
A sunday vote in puerto rico could result in the commonwealth using an for the new proposed state, and to apply for admission to congress only six of the 37 states admitted to the union after its founding have used. In june, puerto rico voted to join the united states as the 51st state previous states have been added to the union by passing ordinary legislation “i don't think those who proposed [the referendum] even took it seriously. Convention and in 1952, the people of puerto rico ratified a constitution states remain constitutionally viable options if congress and the people of puerto rico wish to 111-294), and it was placed on the union calendar the same day states (2) admission of puerto rico as the 51st state, or (3).