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Of Human Smugglers, Coyote Fees, Big Banks, and The Bible

“One of these things is not like the other, one of these things does not belong…” or so goes the Sesame Street kids song.  An illegal/undocumented immigrant says that he’s been blessed by God to get here (Doraville, Georgia).  71 more words

Man charged in Florida in Yasiel Puig smuggling

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida man has been arrested for his alleged role in a smuggling venture that brought Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba, according to court records. 341 more words

Sports

Thailand: Police rescue "hundreds" of Rohingya Muslims in human trafficking raid

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Andrew R.C. Marshall

BANGKOK          Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:43am EST

A Thai fishing boat plies the invisible maritime border between Thailand and Myanmar, with the hills of Myanmar visible in the background November 1, 2013.  629 more words

Dangerous conditions for immigrants? Border Patrol says human smugglers don't care

When the sun blazes down on a tractor trailer, the temperatures inside become incredibly hot. These dangerous conditions are a health hazard for undocumented immigrants being smuggled across the border. 187 more words

News

Indonesia authorities arrest man over doomed asylum-seeker boat

July 02, 2012

Asylum seekers arrive on Christmas Island after being resuced from the capsized boat off Indonesia. Source: Supplied

AUTHORITIES in Indonesia have arrested a man suspected of organising the asylum-seeker boat that sank en route to Australia last month, killing about 90 people. 211 more words

Asylum Seekers

Smuggler' Zamin Ali nabbed in Indonesia at request of Attorney-General

January 12, 2012

ZAMIN Ali, the suspected people-smuggler Australian authorities gave up on prosecuting when he was almost within their grasp, was arrested in Indonesia at Australia’s request, the Attorney-General’s Department has confirmed. 330 more words

Asylum Seekers