Them=Us

by
Abby Zimet

In a sign of the mean times, more and more American-born workers are joining the ranks of foreign-born day laborers - including contractors who used to hire the laborers. And there are fewer jobs all the time.

"That's how quick things can change." - mechanic Donald Thee, who used to help out day laborers, until he became one.

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