Day laborers get a raise

Agoura workers ask $15 an hour

WAITING-Day laborers wait for job offers along the roadside at Agoura Road and Kanan Road.

Summer's golden chaparral blankets the hillsides above Agoura and Kanan roads. The amber waves of brush are an apt symbol for the rich opportunities America offers immigrants, including the day laborers who congregate at this corner.
The men recently placed Agoura Hills on the national map with their bold request for a $15an-hour wage.
Many of the laborers crossed deserts and rivers...

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