Guatemala

Part of a group of seven Guatemalan children accompanied by their mothers and caught illegally in the United States, is escorted upon arrival at the Air Force base in Guatemala City on July 18, 2014. (credit: JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Human Smuggler: ‘Business Is Very Good’

The man-in-the-know nursed a late-morning beer at a bar near the Suchiate River that separates Guatemala from Mexico, and answered a question about his human smuggling business with a question: “Do you think a coyote is going to say he’s a coyote?”

07/21/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Immigrant Boy Who Died Crossing Border Buried In Guatemala

A 15-year-old Guatemalan boy whose death became a symbol of the perils facing children attempting to illegally cross into the United States was buried in his hometown Saturday, amid prayers and tears from his family.

07/14/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Mother Of Young Immigrant Found Dead In Brush Told Son Not To Make Trek To Border

The mother of a Guatemalan boy whose body was found in the desert about a mile from Texas’ southern border said Tuesday she begged him not to make the dangerous journey from their modest cinder block- and sheet-metal home high in the northern Cuchumatanes mountains.

07/02/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Officials: 11-Year-Old Immigrant’s Body Found In Brush Near Border

South Texas sheriff’s officials say a body found this month in some brush near the border apparently was an 11-year-old unaccompanied immigrant from Guatemala.

06/30/2014

A U.S. Border Patrol agent says that the federal government is “completing the smuggling cycle” by bringing unaccompanied minors into the country “for free.”  (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

5 Charged In Houston Human Smuggling Operation

The men are accused of holding 115 people in a Houston home and threatening them with violence if they could not come up with a ransom payment.

03/25/2014

(credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic is a term that describes an ancestral relationship to Hispania, the Iberian Peninsula, Portugal and Spain. It is also a description used by the Census Bureau to categorize people that identify themselves as being of Spanish-speaking […]

CBS Houston–10/13/2011

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 25,196 other followers