human smuggling

Border Patrol Stops Human Smuggling Attempt Near Yuma

Mar 10, 2020
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Authorities say Border Patrol agents in southwestern Arizona rescued 16 immigrants from Mexico who were locked in the back of a work truck in a human smuggling attempt.

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A U.S. Forest Service employee has pleaded not guilty to federal charges accusing him of smuggling immigrants who were in the country illegally. 

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An Arizona elected official has resigned amid charges he paid women from the Marshall Islands to give up their children for adoption in the U.S. Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen’s resignation Tuesday came after county leaders suspended him. 

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Maricopa County won't decide before Christmas whether to reinstate an elected official who was suspended when he was accused of directing an international human smuggling scheme. 

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The Maricopa County Assessor accused of paying women from a poor Pacific island nation to give their babies up for adoption in the United States has made an appeal to keep his job.

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