Human smuggling from India into the United States

Human smuggling from India into the United States through Mexico increased in 2010, with over 1,600 Indians being caught by authorities on the border.

The Indians paid human smugglers between $12,000 to $20,000 to be smuggled into the United States from India through Mexico.

Source: Richard Marosi and Andrew Becker, “Surge of immigrants from India baffles border officials in Texas,” Los Angeles Times, February 6, 20111.