Death At The Southern Border An Increasing Risk For Migrants

The deaths of 10 migrants in San Antonio were the latest casualties of a border fraught with tragedy.

The deaths of 10 people who were discovered in a tractor-trailer parked at a Wal-Mart in San Antonio have focused new attention on the dangers of crossing the southern border.

"Putting aside what you think politically on immigration, it was a human tragedy," Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro of Texas . "This is another

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