California Domestic Workers Coalition

Lena I. Jackson

With the U.S. economy in shambles due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Latina workers have suffered the worst job losses, with 19 percent reporting being unemployed in May. Latinx Americans are also among the groups most likely to contract COVID-19 — and to die from it. We spoke to several Latina women, including two undocumented immigrants, about their experiences of the past few months.