Some South Florida day laborers say the economy may be improving because more people are willing to hire them.
By ALFONSO CHARDY
A red van drove up and picked up Jiménez, a Mexican migrant worker and a fellow day laborer for a day's work filling buckets with tomatoes at a nearby Homestead farm.
That Jiménez got work at all is perhaps symbolic of the optimism felt by some that the economy is slowly coming back, at least for day labor.
Recent surveys show that remittances to families in Latin America are stabilizing after severe declines last year and orders of construction materials are increasing
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