Dying to Cross
The Worst Immigrant Tragedy in American History
ISBN10: 006078945X ISBN13: 9780060789459 Contributors: Cordero, Kristina (Translator) Publisher: Rayo Published: Jun 1 2006 Pages: 173 Weight: 0.35lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
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.