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Resource ID: #15836
Subject: Human Rights
Source: New Times (Phoenix)
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Date: 7/15/98

Description

Factory workers on the U.S. Mexican border flock from all over Mexico for the chance to earn $1 an hour in American owned factories called maquiladoras. The post-NAFTA factory boom is giving many Mexicans the opportunity to earn more money and better wages, but by American standards, it looks like exploitation, especially the living conditions.

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