human smuggling

Feds Make First-Ever Bust Of Int’l ‘Birth Tourism’ Ring

Law enforcement authorities on Thursday announced the arrest of three suspects and charges in California federal court against more than a dozen others in what they called the first-ever federal case against a “birth tourism” ring…

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Increasing African Migration through CentAm Poses Challenges

Officials say Costa Rica is experiencing an increase in irregular migration from Africa, signaling the growth of new human smuggling networks and raising a number of questions for policymakers to consider when handling this complex issue…

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Panama’s Colombia Border Closure Could Fuel Human Trafficking

Panama has announced that it will temporarily close its border with Colombia in an attempt to halt irregular migration, a decision that could impact the dynamics of human smuggling in the region…

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