human smuggling

  • July 24, 2017  

    Dozens of people were found packed into a sweltering tractor trailer in San Antonio, Texas, on Sunday, an attempt at human smuggling that left at least 10 dead and nearly 20 others hospitalized. Survivors said there was no air conditioning and described taking turns to breath through a hole. John Yang learns more about this case and immigration politics from Jason Buch of San Antonio Express News. Continue reading

  • July 6, 2007  

    In Phoenix, 10 federal immigration officers work with the local police department to investigate crimes that involve illegal immigrants. As more cities mull such collaborations, proponents say they help both agencies, but critics worry that they deter some crime victims from coming to police. Continue reading