USA

Illegal Immigrants Face Danger in Hot Texas Border Regioni
X
August 07, 2014 2:04 AM
Over the last 16 years, according to U.S. government records, more than 6,000 people have died after crossing the U.S. border illegally from Mexico and finding themselves in a dangerous environment. Yet illegal immigrants, mostly from Central America, continue to cross the border in south Texas where temperatures are soaring. VOA's Greg Flakus has more from Houston.

Illegal Immigrants Face Danger in Hot Texas Border Region

Published August 06, 2014

Over the last 16 years, according to U.S. government records, more than 6,000 people have died after crossing the U.S. border illegally from Mexico and finding themselves in a dangerous environment. Yet illegal immigrants, mostly from Central America, continue to cross the border in south Texas where temperatures are soaring. VOA's Greg Flakus has more from Houston.


You May Like

Sydney Hostage-taker Failed to Manipulate Social Media

Gunman forced captives to use personal Facebook, YouTube accounts to issue his demands; online community helped flag messages, urged others not to share them More

UN Seeks $8.4 Billion to Help War-Hit Syrians

Effort aimed at helping Syrians displaced within their own country and those who've fled to neighboring ones More

Who Are the Pakistani Taliban?

It's an umbrella group of militant organizations whose objective is enforcement of Sharia in Pakistan 'whether through peace or war' More

This forum has been closed.
Comment Sorting
Comments
     
by: Charlie from: Peoria, IL
August 08, 2014 9:01 PM
Amnesty rewards people who violated our immigration laws. Proponents of the 1986 amnesty said that it would solve the problem once and for all, yet decades later the illegal alien population has quadrupled. The inevitable result of an amnesty will be millions more people coming into the U.S. illegally with the expectation that they too will be rewarded when the time comes.

Amnesty is inherently unfair to individuals around the world who are patiently waiting in line — often for years — to enter the U.S. legally. You spit in the face of every legal immigrant when you help ILLEGALS.


by: E.A. from: MO
August 08, 2014 12:29 AM
If they were trespassing on my property, there would be more than that


by: renato jimenez from: jersey city,nj
August 07, 2014 8:10 PM
this is the fault of parent you know you kid child no paper
you cant go out documentation approved and the responsibility
us congress dont delay any to vote reform bill either anmesty or
permit to stay in this country of usa.