How Does U.S. Immigration Law Treat Trafficking Victims?

We have all read the news. Federal prosecutors have charged the driver of a truck with transporting people who are in the country illegally. Tragically, ten people died and dozens were hospitalized as they were trapped in a trailer in the Texas heat with no cooling system, no water, and no fresh air. Though the driver says he didn’t know the migrants were in the truck, he was recently indicted and if he is convicted, he could be sentenced to life in prison, or even death.  Also unclear is the fate of the survivors, all undocumented immigrants. Are these...

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