From the Houston Chronicle: Like dozens of work sites across greater Houston, construction at the Gulfgate site was nearly brought to a standstill because the immigrant workers had fled, likely after hearing rumors of government immigration raids. "The crews have just scattered, sometimes leaving their tools at the site," said Allen Griffiths, a plumbing contractor who busied himself talking on a two-way radio Thursday. "It's just brought construction to a halt." Now imagine that you're one of those employees and you were thinking of talking to your boss about, say, complying with labor law, and you know that all it takes him to bring the government in is a phone call...


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