62% of homeless in Lehigh Valley region are families

Here is one for those in Puerto Rico who are thinking of moving to the states in search of work:

Jobs are scarce and there are many applicants, said Carlos Javier Rivera, a single dad who lives with his 21-month-old son at New Bethany Ministries’ shelter in Bethlehem. Rivera, 34, who came to Bethlehem last year from Puerto Rico, became homeless in November when he was forced to move out of his sister’s home. He has had no luck finding a job.

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