Libya says human trafficker sanctioned by UN arrested

CAIRO (AP) — Libyan security forces said they have arrested one of the country’s most wanted human traffickers in the capital, Tripoli, more than two years after the United Nations’ Security Council i...

36 Vietnamese stowaways came from China, tested for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As five more Vietnamese stowaways trying to illegally immigrate to Taiwan were captured on Wednesday (Sept. 16), news surfaced that they had transited from China and were ...

Vietnam sentences 7 to jail for human smuggling in UK

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A court in central Vietnam on Monday sentenced seven people for smuggling a woman who later died in a truck together with 38 other people as they were being transported into Brit...

Update: Over 30 Vietnamese illegally land in south Taiwan, 23 arrested

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 30 illegal Vietnamese immigrants reached the shores of southern Taiwan early Tuesday morning (Sept. 15), with 23 arrested on the spot and the rest still at large. ...

Man pleads to 39 manslaughter counts in container case

LONDON (AP) — A truck driver from Northern Ireland on Friday pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a container truck last year in southeastern England. ...

Canadian man pleads guilty in human smuggling case on border

A Montreal man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge that he led an organization that smuggled people into the U.S. from Canada along the Vermont and New York borders, court records show. ...

Number of illegal Vietnamese immigrants to Taiwan increases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Vietnamese attempting to illegally enter Taiwan has increased this year, with the Coast Guard having intercepted boats attempting to smuggle them in on two s...

Another suspect pleads guilty in case of 39 dead Vietnamese

LONDON (AP) — A 28-years-old man pleaded guilty Friday to immigration violations in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found inside the back of a container truck in England in what pol...

Ex-Arizona official pleads guilty to human smuggling charge

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arizona official pleaded guilty Wednesday to a human smuggling charge for what prosecutors called his role in running an illegal adoption scheme in three states invol...

Ex-official changing plea in Arkansas human trafficking case

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arizona official accused of running an illegal adoption scheme in three states involving women from the Marshall Islands is changing his plea in Arkansas. ...

Despite critics' outcry, border wall construction goes on

PHOENIX (AP) — The federal government is proceeding with plans for a border wall even as communities where construction is ongoing protest the presence of workers, according to court documents. ...

Vermont man charged in human smuggling case on Canada border

A Vermont man is facing a federal charge that he was involved in a human smuggling operation along the U.S. border with Quebec between Richford and Berkshire. A document filed in fed...

Prostitution camp provided women in human smuggling case

PHOENIX (AP) — A co-defendant in a human smuggling operation told police that a prostitution camp in the Marshall Islands provided many of the pregnant women involved in former Maricopa County Assesso...

8 suspected Rohingya gangsters shot dead in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladeshi security officials on Monday fatally shot seven suspected members of a Rohingya gang allegedly involved in drug dealing and human trafficking, officials said. ...

32-year-old US citizen dies in border custody in Texas

HOUSTON (AP) — A 32-year-old U.S. citizen has died after being arrested by Border Patrol agents in South Texas, the U.S. government said Wednesday. U.S. Customs and Border Protection...