Big Rigs, a Human Smuggling Mainstay, Often Become Rolling Traps

By MANNY FERNANDEZ, NICHOLAS KULISH and SUSAN ANASAGASTI July 30, 2017 SAN ANTONIO — In one truck, the migrants crouched in the dark in a three-foot crevice between the trailer’s ceiling and the top of medical-supply boxes. In...

Survivors of Smuggling Trip Could Gain Entry to U.S. by Becoming Witnesses

By CAITLIN DICKERSON July 26, 2017 As the authorities work to identify the immigrants who died in an overheated tractor-trailer in Texas and investigate the smuggling network that put them there, attention is now turning to another complicated question: What...