Price To Be Smuggled Into The US By Boat

in Transnational Crime

The price on the black market to be smuggled into the United States from Mexico by boat across the Pacific Ocean is reported to be $5,000.

The fee by crossing by boat is higher than fee for crossing into the US by land.

(Human Smugglers Prices Charged to Migrants.)

Source: Associated Press, “15 Illegal Immigrants Stranded On Calif. Island,” NPR, July 11, 2011.

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