Jose Miguel Rodela stands under a tree waiting, hoping. It's 4 p.m., long after most of the other day laborers at the city-run Resource Center have given up and gone home. But the last day he worked was about a month ago, he says.
"In the past 12 months, I've probably worked about 2 months, about 3 or 4 days per month," says Rodela, 54, a U.S. permanent resident who sends money to his wife and four kids in Mexico. "We barely have money for food."
As the housing industry declines, so does construction and the number of available jobs for workers like Rodela.
Isn't that a shame. Day laborers having hard time finding work