Chinese and Filipina women come to the U.S. territory of Saipan to pursue the American dream. They sew clothes labeled "Made in the USA." But they work in sweatshops for measly pay and are forbidden to strike or get pregnant, says Tia Lessin's strident but revelatory documentary about wage slavery, American-style.
--By James Poniewozik
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