A new generation of slavery
A crackdown on undocumented workers has led to illegal detentions and stretched the resources of the police and welfare groups
By Ron Brownlow
Sunday, Jun 04, 2006,Page 17
Victoria Andres was in for a nasty surprise when she came to Taiwan. She had signed a contract in the Philippines to work as a caregiver for an elderly man in Yilan. But after arriving at Chiang Kai-shek International Airport she was driven to Banqiao and put to work as a domestic helper, or maid, for a family of five. She never saw the old man.
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