Visa revoked for mother who lost two sons in deadliest smuggling case
This Thursday marks four months since a tractor-trailer full of bodies was discovered on Quintana Road. The Honduran mother of two migrants that died was set to be in San Antonio this weekend, but she said her visa was later revoked.
‘We’ve got work to do’: Bexar County sheriff attends virtual meeting with White House officials to address humanitarian crisis
Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar spoke to White House officials on Wednesday after penning a letter asking for more resources and action following the migrant tragedy in San Antonio that claimed 53 lives.
Driver of tractor-trailer where migrants died in San Antonio didn’t know A/C wasn’t working, court documents say
The man accused of driving a tractor-trailer where dozens of migrants were found dead and injured on the city’s Southwest Side had no idea that the truck’s air conditioning unit was not working, according to a federal criminal complaint filed this week in the investigation.
Gov. Abbott orders new checkpoints for trucks coming in from Mexico in wake of migrant smuggling deaths
The Texas Department of Public Safety will create and monitor new checkpoints for trucks entering from Mexico after dozens of migrants died in an abandoned trailer in San Antonio, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday.
Bexar County sheriff writes to President Biden to address humanitarian crisis
Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar sent a letter to President Joe Biden on Tuesday asking for more resources and a meeting with him, describing a humanitarian crisis that his office needs help with and pointing to Monday’s migrant tragedy as the latest reason.
‘Quite a few of them are already deceased:’ Dispatch calls from EMS responders reveal new details about tractor-trailer tragedy
Radio chatter from emergency responders is giving a more in-depth look at the mass casualty event where a large number of migrants were discovered in a tractor-trailer on Monday in San Antonio.
51 migrants die after trailer abandoned in San Antonio heat
Desperate families of migrants from Mexico and Central America are seeking word of their loved ones as authorities begin identifying 51 people who died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer without air conditioning in the sweltering Texas heat.
Latest updates: What we know about the deaths of 53 people found inside a trailer in San Antonio
More than 50 migrants died after they were left in a tractor-trailer on a Southwest Side road — a “horrific human tragedy” that’s being called the largest mass casualty event in San Antonio history, authorities said.
Death is a constant risk for undocumented migrants entering Texas
Nearly four dozen migrants were found dead in an overheated tractor trailer on an industrial road in south San Antonio Monday. Many of them had been sprinkled with steak seasoning in a possible attempt by smugglers to ward off authorities, law enforcement officials said.
San Antonio Archdiocese, Franciscan priests call on community to unite after 46 people found dead in trailer
Both the San Antonio Archdiocese and Franciscan priests called on the community to unite in prayer and support after nearly 50 people were found dead in a trailer on the Southwest Side late Monday night.
A global look at mass deaths of trafficked migrants
Authorities say 50 people have died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer in the sweltering Texas heat, one of the worst tragedies to claim the lives of migrants smuggled across the border from Mexico to the U.S. The deaths were the latest in what has become a global series of mass deaths occurring during human trafficking attempts.