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Prosecutors say all five were involved in a smuggling operation that held 115 captive in a small southern Houston house. (Getty Images)

5 Plead Guilty In Human Smuggling Operation

Prosecutors say all five were involved in a smuggling operation that held 115 captive in a small southern Houston house.

04/16/2014

File photo of undocumented immigrants caught trying to sneak into the United States. (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

A white Houston-area man accused of sucker punching an elderly black man has been indicted on a hate crime charge. (Photo Credit: Stockbyte/Getty Images)

32 Charged In Texas Human Smuggling Ring

More than 30 people have been indicted in a Houston-based wrongful employment and human smuggling ring with ties to Louisiana and Arkansas.

01/31/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Houston Arrests Linked To Human Smuggling Ring

Nearly a dozen suspects have been arrested in Houston in a crackdown on an alleged human smuggling ring operating in Texas and other states.

01/30/2014

File photo of the logo of the US Homeland Security Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Photo by PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozens Found In House, In ICE Custody

Immigration officials raided a northwest Harris County home Monday night, suspected of functioning as housing for persons who are in the country illegally.

12/18/2012

File photo of the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Texas Man Convicted For Housing More Than 30 Immigrants

A South Texas man has been convicted in a human smuggling case in which more than 30 suspected illegal immigrants were found in an apartment.

12/07/2012