Clarifying the differences between the two is critical to the development and implementation of sound government policies. A key difference is that victims of trafficking are considered victims of a crime under international law; smuggled migrants are not—they pay smugglers to facilitate their movement. Thus, better awareness of the distinctions between human trafficking and migrant smuggling can potentially improve victim protection and avoid the re-exploitation of victims.
What he wound up witnessing was the reason tougher border control is needed. The scout threatened us. As soon as he reached the Mexican side of the Rio Grande river, Begnaud noticed a smuggler bringing two people across the river in an inflatable boat.
As Begnaud began filming, another man acting as a scout approached him and began telling him to leave. Feeling threatened, Begnaud and his producer got back in their car and returned to the American side of the border. The people on the inflatable boat ran into the woods on the American side just a few hundred yards from the legal crossing point.
These were not people looking to make an asylum claim at a border checkpoint, they were illegal immigrants looking to sneak into the country. Throughout the entire incident, the smuggler and the scout were talking on walkie-talkies.
Begnaud notes that all of this happened during a shift-change at the nearby crossing point, suggesting the smugglers were very deliberate about all of this. After delivering the illegal immigrants to the American side, the smuggler walked back across the river with his boat, giving the CBS reporters the finger on his way back to Mexico.
Incidentally, Begnaud is the same reporter who came forward to explain the real story behind that viral photo of a girl crying that wound up on Time magazine.A man who was in the United States under the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals program, and another man whose DACA protections had expired, were arrested on suspicion of human smuggling .
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