She touts her own credentials as a hard-working immigrant who came to the United States at age 10, with her family and "just a dollar in her wallet," saying that she understands the needs of immigrants.
In a recent TV interview, CNN Mexico host Mario Gonzalez asked Arellano if she would consider running for a party that was less conservative than the PAN, which perhaps would not be so troubled with her previous occupations.
But Arellano, who is now somewhat of a national celebrity, said that before considering other parties, she will fight in Mexican courts to get the PAN primaries annulled.
"I'm still in the fight [for the PAN nomination]," Arellano said. "These 'democratic' practices that have nothing democratic about them will change, they have to change."