Late last week, a judge in federal court in Phoenix dismissed the lawsuit against six ATF employees and a prosecutor, ruling in part that, because the family already receives death benefits following Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s murder, compensation has already been made.
The United States is the largest source of remittances to Latin America. The recession greatly slowed money being sent to home countries by migrants. But the Pew Hispanic Trends Project has found that rates in most Latin American countries have bounced back, except in Mexico.
A recent study claims that nearly 30 million people on the planet live in slavery a practice that relies on the trafficking of human beings. Human trafficking is a growing problem in the Southwestern United States, and the black market trade is expanding in New Mexico.