HAYWARD (CBS SF) — Undocumented workers from Mexico, allegedly held against their will and forced to work for a Hayward construction firm, have been rescued in an early morning raid by federal agents.
Federal agents and Hayward police raided the construction business on Dunn Road near Clawiter at 5:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.
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Sources told KPIX 5 it was a rescue operation to free undocumented immigrants from a smuggling and forced labor scheme.
Police say at least a dozen people were removed from squalid conditions where there was no running water. They were taken away in vans to what police called a shelter.
Neighbors say they would see the workers coming and going at all hours.
“It seemed like they were in construction, wearing orange jackets
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