Others smashed the windows of a grocery store serving the migrant worker community and looted it.
His mother was a factory worker and his father a steel and migrant worker.
Sometimes the story of a migrant worker takes an even sadder turn.
In 2005, Gabriela Flores, a 22-year-old Mexican migrant worker, was arrested in South Carolina.
With the help of a Jamaican migrant worker, he returns to his homeland to find his father.