Federal alien-smuggling charge filed in San Antonio against driver of tractor-trailer when 10 died after smuggling trip

SAN ANTONIO — A tractor-trailer driver was charged Monday with one count of transporting illegal aliens, after 10 aliens died when they were smuggled in his truck on Sunday. This charge was announced by U.S. Attorney Richard L. Durbin Jr., Western District of Texas, and U. S....

3 Mexican nationals who harbored teen and forced her to work to pay off smuggling debts sentenced to prison

SEATTLE – Three Mexican nationals from northwestern Washington were sentenced to multiyear prison terms in federal court Wednesday for violating immigration laws by harboring a teenager and forcing her to work to pay off her smuggling fees. Miguel Arcef-Flores, 42, received a...

This new but little-known immigration program seeks to reunite Central American families in U.S.

By Josh Hicks The Obama administration in recent months has rolled out a new but little-known program that allows Central American immigrants who reside legally in the United States to bring family members to the country. The new policy applies to children from Honduras,...
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