But behind these scenes of domestic joy are financial straits so dire that they can be hard to comprehend: In the year after the pandemic shut down the economy of one of the world’s richest and most expensive cities, Ms. Galán and her children have lived on $100 a week.
And, well, you know….
Undocumented immigrant – ie, wetback. The Pops of the youngest, still a baby, didn’t stick around. And she was eligible for more – the kids are American born so food stamps were due. She just didn’t get them because she missed the phone call.
And, umm, well?
No, seriously, what is due to her?