All About Human Smuggling

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 7 FEB 2011

In a phenomenon that has United States border officials scratching their heads, a record wave of immigrants from India have entered the country illegally through Mexico in the past year.

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 25 JAN 2011

Coinciding with the request of the United Nations’ High Commissioner for Human Rights last week for the Mexican government to investigate the mysterious disappearance of at least 40 Central American…

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 23 DEC 2010

Mexican authorities are investigating the disappearance of 50 migrants after initially denying that any kidnappings had taken place. A dozen migrants escaped a hold up by armed men during which…

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 15 DEC 2010

The Mexican government has done little to protect migrants from organized criminal groups like the Zetas, says a report released Tuesday. …

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 15 DEC 2010

"This report analyzes the rise in kidnappings of migrants who travel through Mexico and the apparent indifference of the Mexican government to address the multiple abuses they suffer."…

HUMAN SMUGGLING / 29 NOV 2010

A report in the Mexican daily El Informador details the plight of Central American migrants on their way northward in pursuit of the "American dream."  In order to…

ECUADOR / 31 OCT 2010

Ecuadorean officials arrested Miguel Dutan Meneses, a suspected member of the network of human smugglers that sent several Ecuadoreans through Mexico on their way to the United States, the Latin American Herald…

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