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Puerto Rican status supports race, national origin claims (access required)

Because the line between national origin and ethnicity is “not a bright one,” allegations that a carpenter was discriminated against because he is Latino and Puerto Rican were sufficient to support both his race and national origin discrimination claims. Background Frank Vega filed a nine-count complaint against Vecellio & Grogan Inc., or V&G. V&G has moved to ...