Ocasio-Cortez meets with 'Roma' star to discuss workers' rights
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOvernight Health Care: Global coronavirus cases top 1M | Cities across country in danger of becoming new hotspots | Trump to recommend certain Americans wear masks | Record 6.6M file jobless claims Trump blasts Schumer over 'incorrect sound bites' on coronavirus Trump warns against 'partisan investigations' after Pelosi establishes select committee on virus response MORE (D-N.Y.) says she was "honored" to meet one of the stars of "Roma" on Capitol Hill to discuss domestic workers' rights.

"It was an honor to meet you, @YalitzaAparicio. You are an inspiration for women and workers in the world. Thanks for the conversation — together we fight for the rights of domestic workers," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Wednesday in Spanish, following a chat with "Roma's" Yalitza Aparicio.


The Academy Award-nominated Mexican actress made her big screen debut in the 2018 drama.

Aparicio shared the same picture as Ocasio-Cortez on her Instagram page, writing in Spanish that the lawmaker was "strong, talented and brave."

"Thanks to our meeting, we can listen to each other and share our point of view about the rights of domestic workers," wrote Aparicio, who played Cleo, a Mexican domestic worker, in "Roma.”