Sandy destruction boosts demand for immigrant day laborers
Two signs advertised "Workers Available" outside the red trailer that functions as a shape-up site for immigrant day laborers in Freeport.
But only a few among the two dozen men who had gone there Wednesday were available for hire by 7 a.m. The others had been snatched up or were booked mostly by homeowners cleaning up the mess left by superstorm Sandy.
Day laborers -- a mix of workers...