By Maria Sacchetti,
SAN ANTONIO — Nothing seemed unusual about 115 Westhaven Pl., at least not at first. The tiny ranch-style house had the same low-slung roof and patchy front yard as others on the sleepy cul-de-sac. Its window blinds stayed tightly shut against the Texas heat.
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But one morning last month, a helicopter roared overhead as federal agents wielding battering rams smashed the front door and a window and led out 11 undocumented immigrants wearing only underwear. Two men were arrested and charged with human smuggling.
Federal officials allege that the dwelling was a stash house, a vital part of the lucrative smuggling industry along the U.S.-Mexico border. After sneaking immigrants and drugs across the border, smugglers often head straight to these hideouts. They
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