Hundreds Of Immigrants Found In Trucks En Route To US

posted by ALEX WELDON - 

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     On the same day news broke of a drunk Guatemalan illegal immigrant killing an Indianapolis Colts linebacker (news story HERE), reports of multiple trucks carrying illegals into the country hit the headlines. Mexico‚Äôs National Institute of Migration has reported that 198 immigrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador were found in the back of a large 18-wheeler on Saturday. The truck was attempting to get across the border into Texas. In that case, three individuals were arrested for human trafficking. 

     Another truck was apparently also stopped with 102 immigrants on board. All 300 individuals were suffering from dehydration and asphyxia due to a lack of proper ventilation and not enough food or water.

     The most recent example of borderline human torture via dehydration comes on the heels of immigration reform talks in Congress last month. Congress has until March 5th to reach an agreement on the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which protects children brought to the United States by their parents. President Trump made another push on Twitter to create his long sought after border wall stating any deal on DACA needs to include better security and the wall. 


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