Democracy Now: Dozens of Undocumented Immigrants Deprived of Food, Water by Alleged Smugglers in Texas


At least 115 undocumented immigrants face deportation in Texas after authorities found them forcibly held without food or water for days. The immigrants were abandoned inside three homes bound by padlocks and chains as well as bars on the window. Police were alerted to the scene after one captive immigrant called in for help. Two suspects have been detained on charges of illegally harboring immigrants.

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~ by wheresthemic on May 4, 2012.

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