Rosa’s Story: Undocumented and Unemployed in the Pandemic

Photo by Daniel Robles.

Rosa — an undocumented Mexican immigrant who cleans hotel rooms in Phoenix, AZ — lost her income just a few weeks into the coronavirus pandemic. But she quickly fought back. Reporter and Feet in 2 Worlds fellow Maritza L. Félix tells us her story.

Félix first reported Rosa’s story for Slate in late April.

A Better Life? is a ten-part series about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on immigrants across the U.S. Read more about the series here.   

Fi2W is supported by The Ford Foundation, the David and Katherine Moore Family Foundation, the Ralph E. Odgen Foundation, the J.M. Kaplan Fund, the Listening Post Collective, an anonymous donor and readers like you.

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