Translation of espalda mojada in English:

espalda mojada

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    The name in Mexico for people who try to enter the US illegally by crossing the Rio Grande that separates Mexico from the USA. In Spain the term refers to illegal immigrants from Morocco who cross the Straits of Gibraltar to enter Spain. In both countries espaldas mojadas are a source of cheap unskilled labor. See also patera

masculine and feminine noun