PBS NewsHour

Recovering Houston faces a shortage of construction workers

Clip: 11/23/2017 | 3m 59s

More than 30,000 homes were flooded after Hurricane Harvey tore through Houston earlier this year. Now, with residents working to rebuild their city, a lack of construction workers may hinder the process. And with the risk of deportation looming, many qualified, yet undocumented, workers may be steering clear. Houston Public Media’s correspondent Tomeka Weatherspoon reports.

Aired: 11/23/17

Rating: NR

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