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Few Puerto Rican evacuees in Chicago have benefited from FEMA shelter program
Update July 3, 2018: A federal judge in Massachusetts has extended the Transitional Shelter Assistance program, which was set to expire Saturday, June 30, until July 23, after a telephone hearing on Monday, July 2.
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