Nabil Mohammad Alkawi, 36, opened a snack truck at the Beit Sira parking lot to sell candy and hot drinks to the workers who camp out there as early as 2:30 a.m. (Daniella Cheslow/GlobalPost)
  • What was once Beit Sira's access road to Highway 443 today is a parking lot. Palestinian day laborers who need to cross the nearby Modi'in checkpoint camp out in the lot as early as 2:30 a.m. (Daniella Cheslow/GlobalPost)
  • Because the road from Highway 443 to Beit Sira is blocked, workers sometimes find themselves stranded at the parking lot. Taxis advertise their services on the rocks that block the access road. (Daniella Cheslow/GlobalPost)
  • Hamis Abu Safia, 18, waits for a ride to take him across the border inside the snack truck at the Beit Sira parking lot. He works in construction inside Israel. (Daniella Cheslow/GlobalPost)
  • Nabil Mohammad Alkawi, 36, opened a snack truck at the Beit Sira parking lot to sell candy and hot drinks to the workers who camp out there as early as 2:30 a.m. (Daniella Cheslow/GlobalPost)
  • Banned from Highway 443, Palestinians drive on side roads like this one to go between their villages and Ramallah. (Daniella Cheslow/GlobalPost)

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