Unique New Mexico program turns immigrants into caregivers

Sarai, a Mexican immigrant, has found a job that she truly loves: home care. Five years ago, the undocumented 32-year-old — who asked to withhold her last name — switched from working as a housekeeper to working as a caregiver for seniors in Albuquerque. As a private contractor, Sarai can pick and choose clients, as well as set her own schedule.

“I worked with several clients at once in the past, but because I have a family, I decided I only wanted to work with one client now,” Sarai told McKnight’s Home Care Daily Pulse. “That allows me to spend more time with my children.”

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