Serena Maria Daniels

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Twenty years after NAFTA, a mini Detroit rises in Mexico

September 25, 2014 | Serena Maria Daniels

Saltillo was once prized for its colonial architecture. Now, this Mexican desert city is flanked by a sprawling vista of tiny stucco homes, where first generation auto workers scrape to join the middle class.

West Michigan furniture giants praise NAFTA, even as they stick close to home

September 25, 2014 | Serena Maria Daniels

Steelcase moved manufacturing to Mexico to save on labor. Herman Miller and Haworth have largely stayed put, with few regrets.