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Businesses feel financial impact of returning workers

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Businesses within walking distance of the Lakeside Foods migrant camp see some economic impact from the temporary residents.

"Not all the money goes to Mexico," said Alfonso Portillo, migrant camp leader at Lakeside. "We're part of the economy. We're spending a lot of money here."

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Portillo buys much of the food required to stock the migrant camp dining hall from local stores. He makes his almost-daily trips to keep fresh ingredients on hand.

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