tractor-trailers

Trucker Abandons 111 Migrants, Two Found Dead in South Texas

La Salle County Sheriff deputies responded to frantic 911 calls from migrants being smuggled in a semi-tractor trailer near Encinal, Texas, on Friday. Dispatchers could hear screams from migrants trapped inside the closed trailer traveling north and away from the border on Interstate 35. When the vehicle was encountered, two migrants were dead and 111 were apprehended after an exhaustive search.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents find a large group of migrants locked inside a tractor-trailer. (U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Tráiler con 71 Migrantes Detenido en Ruta a la Frontera de Texas

Traficantes de personas pusieron a 71 migrantes, incluyendo a un niño de dos años de edad, en la caja de tráiler en un intento de llegar a la frontera con Texas. El conductor del vehículo, que aparentemente está relacionado con el Cártel del Golfo de México, se paso  un puesto de control policial en el estado fronterizo de Nuevo León e incluso peleó con la policía mientras intentaba escapar.

Nuevo Leon Smuggling

Border Patrol Finds Tractor Trailer with 12 Migrants Inside

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a group of migrants locked inside a tractor-trailer rig at an interior immigration checkpoint on Highway 86. The human smuggler locked the 12 migrants in the trailer with no air circulation or means of escape.

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an illegal alien human smuggler and 12 illegal alien at an interior immigration checkpoint. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/El Centro Sector)

48 Migrants Found in Two Tractor-Trailer Busts near Texas-Mexico Border

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents stopped two human smuggling attempts involving tractor-trailer rigs at an interior immigration checkpoint near the Texas border with Mexico. The interactions led to the apprehension of 48 migrants and two U.S. citizens for an investigation related to human smuggling.

Laredo North Station Border Patrol agents apprehend 36 illegal aliens locked inside a tractor-trailer rig at the Interstate 35 immigration checkpoint. (Photo: Laredo Sector/U.S. Border Patrol)