Illegal migrants aid hurricane clear-up in US

Reconstruction a year on from hurricane Sandy being aided by hidden group of workers.

    It's been a year since Hurricane Sandy battered the east coast of the US. Homeowners, businesses and volunteers have worked hard to rebuild communities since.

    But there is a hidden group of workers who have been behind a large part of the clean-up. They are undocumented immigrants.

    Al Jazeera's Kaelyn Forde reports from New York.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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