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Human Smuggling

Afghan Refugees Risk Smugglers, Deportation In Search Of A New Life

Agence France Presse | Usman Sharifi | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

An elderly Afghan man with a bearded, tired face gazes from the television screen and says sadly: "My son wouldn't listen to me. He borrowed money jus...

6 Charged Over Fatal Capsizing

AP | Posted 12.17.2013 | Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Six people on a boat that capsized in the waters off Miami now face federal charges. Four people died when the overloade...

75 Arrested In Human Trafficking Bust

AP | Posted 10.10.2013 | World

MADRID — Spain's government says a joint investigation by Spanish and French police has busted a gang that allegedly was smuggling Chinese citiz...

Big People-Smuggling Syndicate Broken Up

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.05.2013 | World

Hong Kong officials said Friday they had smashed a syndicate that used fake documents to smuggle mainland Chinese into Argentina, Brazil, Spain and Au...

Human Smuggling Figures In Arizona Released

Arizona Daily Star | Associated Press | Posted 12.20.2012 | Latino Voices

PHOENIX - The number of so-called drophouses discovered harboring undocumented immigrants in the Phoenix area has decreased significantly over the las...

'Human Car Seat' BUSTED In Smuggling Attempt

The Hufffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.26.2012 | World

An attempt to smuggle a man across the Moroccan border this week failed after authorities discovered the immigrant hiding inside the hollowed-out fron...

John Rudolf

Alleged Mastermind Of Human Smuggling Ring Charged In N.Y.

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK -- The reputed mastermind of a migrant smuggling ring that allegedly smuggled hundreds of undocumented immigrants from Eastern Europe into th...

Truck Them and Stereotype Them -- It's All Good in Popular Culture

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

The developers of "Smuggle Truck" claim the iPad game attempts to mock our nation's inhumane and impractical immigration laws. Sadly, the effort falls flat.

Violence at the Mexican Border: When is Deadly Force Justified?

The Stir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Stir

Is the use of firearms disproportionate to the use of rocks? So says critics of the use of deadly force on a Mexican teenage boy shot on Monday on th...

Obama Must Act To Ease Arizona's Deportation Panic

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

It is open season on the Latino community in Arizona -- people in Latino neighborhoods are afraid to leave their houses because they feel their arrest on suspicion of being an undocumented immigrant could happen at any moment.

In Sri Lanka: Explaining the Tamil Tigers

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

The Sri Lankan government has battled the Tamil Tigers on two fronts for almost three decades: on the battlefield and in the arena of world opinion. No one thought they could win militarily, but they did.