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Undocumented, but not unwritten

Original post made on Jan 11, 2016

A pair of volunteers at the Mountain View Day Worker Center have assembled a compilation of interviews with day laborers into their own self-published book.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, January 11, 2016, 3:39 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by egsn
a resident of another community
on Jan 11, 2016 at 11:15 pm

Wow, I want to read the book full of those stories, when is going to be published? thanks!!!

Posted by The Unanswered Question
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Jan 12, 2016 at 9:36 am

These stories are indeed interesting and I would love to assist if I had a job for them, but I've never once heard the Day Worker center state that hiring an undocumented worker in this way was LEGAL. I love the idea of helping out, but I'm not about to put myself or my families future at legal/financial risk by hiring one of their undocumented workers

If it IS totally legal to hire an undocumented worker for tasks around my house, please state so. If it is not legal, please quit asking me to help facilitate breaking this law. You could get some unknowing people into real trouble if there are legal issues.

Posted by Maher
a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on Jan 12, 2016 at 4:07 pm

Maher is a registered user.

Deeply touched by this article. So glad the book is underway. These voices need to be heard via receptive ears like Val's and Flor's. Best wishes to all.

As to "the unanswered question" 's concerns. Simply consult an attorney and pay for the consultation. IF you want due diligence then seek it from an arm's length source as would any sensible person.

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