Thai slave laborers freed in El Monte become US citizens - Los Angeles Times, August, 2008
...Buppha Chaemchoi, 37, said she was shocked to arrive in El Monte and realize that she would sleep crammed in one bedroom on the floor with nine others. The windows had been boarded up, she said, allowing virtually no sunlight. Her captors told her that if she tried to escape, brutal U.S. police would shave her head and stamp her scalp with marks of disgrace, she said.
"It made me worry and want to stay inside and just wait for my three-year contract to end," Chaemchoi said...