Suspected Human Smuggler Shot, Killed By Border Patrol Agent In TexasA U.S. Border Patrol agent investigating suspected human smuggling with other agents in Texas fatally shot a person driving a vehicle carrying people believed to be in the country illegally, federal officials said Saturday.
Prosecutors: Texas Man Smuggled Immigrants Into The US In FurnitureIn all, 6 people were found in a plastic-wrapped dresser and sofa, now a Texas man is going to prison for human trafficking.
Border Officials Alarmed By Migrants Abandoned In The DesertUnlike Texas, where people turn themselves in on the banks of the Rio Grande, smugglers in Arizona have been dumping groups of migrant families in the desert.
Prison For Mexican Trucker Who Smuggled ImmigrantsA Mexican trucker must serve 2½ years in a U.S. prison for trying to smuggle 53 immigrants in a refrigerated trailer through a South Texas border checkpoint.
11 Sentenced In Texas-Based Human Smuggling RingNearly a dozen members of a family-run human smuggling organization have been sentenced in Texas.
Father, Daughter Get Prison For South Texas Human SmugglingA father and daughter are going to prison for leading a South Texas human smuggling ring that prosecutors say charged up to $2,600 per immigrant for transport to Houston.
South Texas Officer Accused Of Human Smuggling On LeaveProsecutors say a South Texas police officer was charged with human smuggling after he was caught among the dunes at Padre Island National Seashore during a Border Patrol search for immigrants.
Mexican Man Pleads Guilty In Human Smuggling By Fort Hood SoldiersA Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally has pleaded guilty to helping other immigrants be smuggled by American soldiers through a border checkpoint in Texas.
More Charges, New Defendant In Texas Human Smuggling CaseThe driver of a semitrailer found outside a San Antonio Walmart in July packed with immigrants, including 10 who died, faces additional charges in the smuggling case and another defendant has now been charged, federal officials said Wednesday.
Driver Of Texas Trailer Indicted For 10 Passengers' DeathsThe driver of a tractor-trailer packed with people illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling operation was indicted Wednesday on charges related to the deaths of 10 people inside.
U.S. Rep: Smuggler Semi Passed Checkpoint Before DiscoveryInvestigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is just one member of a larger organization involved in human smuggling.
Smugglers Offer Crammed Big Rigs As 'VIP Treatment' To U.S.Smugglers have found a durable business model carrying large groups of people — often in big rigs — through an elaborate network of foot guides, safe house operators and drivers.
Truck Driver Could Face Death Penalty In Deadly Human Smuggling CaseAuthorities say the driver, 60-year-old James Bradley, told them he didn't know there were dozens of people in the trailer before discovering them.
Feds Will Now Target Relatives Who Smuggled In ChildrenThe Trump administration is planning to arrest parents and other relatives who authorities believe smuggled their children into the United States.
Nearly A Dozen Arrested In Texas Human Smuggling RingNearly a dozen people have been arrested in an alleged Texas human smuggling ring operating since March.