Border Patrol Warns Potential Migrants about Smuggling Dangers, Threats

4 years 7 months 2 weeks ago Monday, June 18 2018 Jun 18, 2018 June 18, 2018 9:33 PM June 18, 2018 in News

WESLACO – Border Patrol has issued a warning to potential migrants – ‘Don’t Risk Your Life’.

Officials say crimes, such as rape and sexual assault, are often committed by smugglers.

One mother, who traveled from El Salvador to the U.S. border with her two children, tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS about the threats made to her by a smuggler.

Border Patrol officials say these testimonial videos are sent out to consulates in Mexico and throughout Central America in hopes to get the message across to save lives. 

KRGV’s Angelo Vargas tells the story of the mother who risked her life on her journey from El Salvador to the U.S. border.

Watch the video above for the full story.

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