Looking Out from a Cardboard Box…

LOOKING OUT FROM A CARDBOARD BOX: WORKERS, THEIR FAMILIES AND THE MAQUILADORA INDUSTRY IN CIUDAD ACUÑA, COAHUILA
by Elvia Rosales Arriola, J.D., M.A.

It was late morning when I parked outside the home of Rosa María Ramos Rivas, “Rossy, ” 34 years old and the mother of two young boys. As I stepped out of the car […]

By |December 23rd, 2000|Immigration & Detention|0 Comments

Becoming Leaders: Women in the Maquiladoras of Piedras Negras, Coahuila

by Elvia R. Arriola, J.D., M.A.

As I think about returning to Piedras Negras, Coahuila for a second set of interviews this weekend with women maquiladora workers, I remember the faces of the first group of obreras I met through the Comité Fronterizo de Obreras (CFO, or in English, the Border Committee of Women Workers) who […]

By |April 23rd, 2000|Documentary Work, Immigration & Detention|0 Comments