90 Percent of Illegal Immigrants in the US Used Human Smuggler

Of the 6.2 Million unauthorized migrants in the United States, over 90% of people crossing the Mexican border in the late 1990’s were believed to have paid a guide for their services.

(Human smuggling fees paid by migrants.)

Source: Ken Ellingwood, Hard Line: Life and Death on the U.S. -Mexico border, (New York: Pantheon, 2004) pg. 85.

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