Ghostworkers: Part I

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Day laborers wait for work at busy intersection in Woodside.
Day laborers wait for work at busy intersection in Woodside.

Every morning starting around 6 a.m. hundreds of immigrant workers line the streets of Woodside near the intersection of 69th Street and Roosevelt Avenue hoping for work. Many of these day laborers endured treacherous and expensive journeys into the U.S in an effort to provide a better life for their families back home throughout Latin America.

Watch Part I of this four-part series.

Video By NOAH ROSENBERG

Read the four-part series.