HOUSTON – On Monday, local and state organizations pushed for change in the immigration system after ten people died in a human smuggling case in San Antonio.
It hits close to home for undocumented immigrants and their families in Houston.
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“The reason people are coming, it’s not because in search of this American dream or money, but rather escaping from either bad economic situations or bad safety issues that are happening,” said Cesar Espinoza, executive director of FIEL.
Police found 38 undocumented immigrants inside a tractor-trailer in San Antonio Sunday morning. As of Monday, ten had died.
An undocumented immigrant himself, Espinoza sent a strong warning to families.
“Tell your family members not to risk their lives and figure out if there’s any way legally
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