Esperanza Rising

in what way is mama's illness a commentary on the working conditions of the migrant workers?

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It illustrates the toll that working in a foreign country can have on someone. Not only are the working conditions horrid and the bosses take advantage of their lack of knowledge of their rights, but the emotional toll that it takes from being separated from anything that is familiar (and family).