, a protection officer with the Mexican Consulate , said workers told him that four men recently left after Perdue paid them their wages in full.
The rest - 18 to 23 people - they just have been paid around $200 to $500 each in four months , Concha
said Perdue did not provide them with food or clothes , just some water.
U.S. Immigration and Naturalization officials could transfer their visas to other quarries , Concha
They want to stay , but quite a few guys want to go back to Mexico , he
The workers' visas expire in December , Concha
Meanwhile , Health Department Director Stout said he
is looking at two housing sites where he
may decide to move the workers.He
worries that Mexican workers at nearby quarries may be suffering from similar living conditions.
I think this is the tip of the iceberg , he