Sadly, it’s an problematic area to be sure.
You touched on one point. As I understand it the folks they love to vote Leftist too.
It would be a mistake to bring them on board.
I would like to see their lot improve, but it seems their leaders are as corrupt as our Leftists here.
PR is Bernie’s free stuff army on steroids with a small percentage of people who actually work for a living. It’s a liberal’s dream constituency with a permanent government dependency class that doesn’t want to work to better themselves, but is content to live an welfare.