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Migrants in human smuggling case facing deportation hearings

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Seven Indian nationals accused of illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling case that left four dead have been released pending deportation hearings in fron...

Texan admits smuggling migrants in a US flag-draped coffin

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A Texas man who transported two men from Mexico in a U.S. flag-draped coffin has pleaded guilty to human smuggling. Zachary Taylor Blood of Galveston fac...

Officials ID Indian family who died trying to cross into US

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Officials in Ottawa said Thursday they have confirmed the identities of four Indian nationals whose bodies were found frozen in Manitoba near the Canada-U. S. border last week. ...

EXPLAINER: Why are Florida waters so dangerous for migrants?

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The turbulent ocean waters around Florida can be treacherous even on a calm, sunny day. Throw in an overloaded boat, inexperienced mariners, stormy weather and the dark of ...

Situation 'dire' as Coast Guard seeks 38 missing off Florida

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard battled time and currents Wednesday as its planes and ships searched for 38 people missing off the coast of Florida, four days after a suspected human smugglin...

Coast Guard has recovered 1 body, search continues off Florida for 38 missing in human smuggling attempt

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard has recovered 1 body, search continues off Florida for 38 missing in human smuggling attempt.

Capsized boat found near Florida; 39 people missing

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard searched on Tuesday for 39 people missing for several days after a boat believed to be used for human smuggling capsized off Florida’s coast en route from the Bahamas...

Human smuggling suspect from Florida released without bond

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Florida man who was arrested for human smuggling after four people were found dead in a blizzard in Canada and seven more immigrants were found alive nearby in the U.S. was releas...

Florida man charged after 4 found dead at Canada-US border

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — A Florida man has been charged with human smuggling after the bodies of four people, including a baby and a teen, were found in Canada near the U.S. border in what authoritie...

EU nations urge stronger borders to ease migration pressures

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Ministers from European Union nations under pressure from unauthorized border crossings asked Friday for more action to protect the bloc’s external borders as well as for rul...

Florida man charged after 4 found dead at Canada-US border

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — A Florida man was charged Thursday with human smuggling after the bodies of four people, including a baby and a teen, were found in Canada near the U.S. border in what author...

US Customs: Marijuana, ammunition seizures up in Michigan

DETROIT (AP) — Seizures of marijuana and ammunition at Michigan's border with Canada have increased over the past year or so despite travel restrictions between the U.S. and Canada due to the coronavi...

DeSantis: Freedom is good, COVID mandates, lockdowns are bad

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made it clear in his State of the State speech Tuesday that he likes teachers, first responders and freedom and he doesn't like Dr. Anthony Fauci, cr...

Polish FM advocates 'most severe' sanctions against Belarus

Poland's Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau has accused Belarus of trying "to destabilize" his country politically by what he described as a "constant assault" at the border by migr...

North Macedonia arrests smugglers suspected of torturing migrants

A group of two Pakistanis and two underage Afghans was detained in North Macedonia over crimes they allegedly committed against other migrants, local authorities said on Sunday. The four detainees ar...