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Alleged Immigrant Smugglers on Trial

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Alleged Immigrant Smugglers on Trial

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The federal trial of three alleged members of an immigrant smuggling ring is now underway in Houston. In 2003, 19 illegal immigrants died while packed into a truck trailer along with dozens of others on a smugglers' run from the Mexican border. Jack Williams of Houston Public Radio reports.