Immigrant Workers Left Unpaid and Abandoned in Alabama

Dallas Observer | April 24, 2007
About 25 men say Varela failed to pay them for two weeks of work, leaving them stranded in Birmingham without food or supplies. The Mexican Consulate connected them with an attorney who last week filed a lawsuit against the contractor.

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