Human trafficking is one of the most complex and misunderstood criminal economies in the world. This is especially true along the US-Mexico border.
Human trafficking has increased dramatically in Venezuela. The involvement of the country's security forces is key to this, experts say.
In this article, the Venezuela Organized Crime Observatory examines the policy intervention options for tackling the criminal exploitation of the Venezuela migration crisis. …
Sometimes the line between human smuggling and human trafficking can be blurred as coyotes take advantage of those they've promised to guide.
US policy has exposed migrants to a greater risk of being killed, disappeared, and kidnapped in isolated stretches of the US-Mexico border.
The journey thousands of migrants take to reach the US-Mexico border is filled with daily run-ins with corrupt officials and organized crime.
US immigration policies have had numerous unintended consequences, including bolstering criminal organizations along the US-Mexico border.
Despite the CJNG moving into Mexico's northern state of Tamaulipas, the Gulf Cartel remains the foremost security threat along the US border.
As organized crime increases in Venezuela, more people and businesses are falling victim to extortion carried out by opportunists.
Migrants across Latin America, especially Venezuelans, can fall into traps laid by organized crime in a variety of ways.
A new report has highlighted that organized crime is profiting from the exploitation of millions of migrants from Venezuela.
Increased security on land borders is forcing more migrants to enter Mexico from Guatemala by sea, running the risk of drowning.
Human smugglers are leaving Haitian migrants stranded on desert islands in the channel between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.