Under the Mediterranean Sun | African Migrants in Italy Fall Prey to Labor Gangs

The union is here to help people register for jobs, but many in this collection of refugees and migrants are without documents or have had their asylum applications rejected, so they can’t work legally.

To survive, they work under the table, often for criminally low wages. Their employment is facilitated by a feared network of intermediaries, known as the Caporali, or “corporals.”

Read the full article here | Foreign Policy



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