An 18-wheeler truck reportedly containing up to 100 people believed to be undocumented migrants was pulled over by police in Texas.
The people were discovered when police responded to a kidnapping report
The administration of President Joe Biden announced the return of the Central American Minors program on Wednesday, an Obama-era initiative that had been terminated during the administration of former President Donald Trump.
Authorities announced the Thursday arrest of Saifullah Al-Mamun, who they allege smuggled large numbers of people into the U.S. by way of a network operating in Brazil and Latin America.
U.S. Border Patrol agents say a 30-year-old U.S. citizen impersonated a first responder in an attempt to smuggle three people across a U.S. border checkpoint.
Video shows a man on a raft smuggling a pair of immigrants across the Rio Grande river separating the United States and Mexico—just yards from a heavily armed port of entry.
Department of Homeland Security reported it initiated 2,117 cases against suspected human smugglers through June, compared to 2,110 cases for all of 2016.
Uber Mexico said in a statement that it bore no responsibility but was cooperating with the authorities.
Friends and journalists have claimed that an Eritrean refugee has been arrested in a case of mistaken identity.