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Seattle Laborers Head North To Canada

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Seattle Laborers Head North To Canada

Economy

Seattle Laborers Head North To Canada

Seattle Laborers Head North To Canada

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Latino day laborers in the Pacific Northwest are heading north to Canada in search of work. Construction-related jobs, which have been plentiful in cities such as Seattle, have dried-up. But Canada's starting to feel the economic downturn that's already hit the United States hard.

Liz Jones of member station KUOW in Seattle reports.

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