Suspected Immigrant-Smuggling Ringleader Arrested

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Authorities in Guatemala capture and deport to Houston the suspected leader of the immigrant smuggling operation that ended in the deaths of 19 people crammed in a tractor-trailer. U.S. Attorney Michael Shelby says 25-year-old Karla Patricia Chavez, a U.S. resident born in Honduras, was "the central cog" of an organization that moved illegal immigrants up through Mexico into Texas. Hear NPR's John Burnett.



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