Dying to Cross


Author: Ramos, Jorge/ Cordero, Kristina (TRN)
ISBN: 9780060789459 Publisher: Harpercollins

An account of the May 2003 incident in which nineteen illegal immigrants lost their lives while trying to cross the Mexican-American border discusses the trafficking operations of Karla Chavez, who abandoned the victims in a sweltering truck in Texas, in an investigation that offers insight into why people enter agreements with traffickers and the dangers facing illegal immigrants today. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

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