Migrant truck deaths highlight rise in fatal border crossings

Investigators say the deaths of more than 50 migrants found inside a truck in Texas marks one of the deadliest instances of human smuggling in U.S. history.
0:51 | 06/29/22

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>>> FINALLY TONIGHT, WE NOW KNOW THAT AT LEAST 51 PEOPLE DIED IN THAT SWELTERING TRACTOR-TRAILER IN TEXAS. SOME OF THE MIGRANTS WHO SURVIVED ARE FIGHTING FOR THEIR LIVES. OFFICIALS CALLING IT THE DEADLIEST CASE OF HUMAN SMUGGLING IN AMERICAN HISTORY. THE MEN AND WOMEN FROM MEXICO, GUATEMALA, AND HONDURAS. TONIGHT, RESIDENTS OF SAN ANTONIO AND HOUSTON GATHERED TO HONOR THOSE LIVES LOST AND CALLED FOR ACTIONS TO FIX THE NATION'S BROKEN IMMIGRATION SYSTEM. >> IT'S REALLY HARD. AND I'M SO TIRED. I'M SO FED UP. I'M SO TIRED THAT WE CAN STAY -- THAT WE HAVE BEEN HERE BEFORE, THAT WE HAVE DONE THIS BEFORE, THAT WE KNOW HOW TO RESPOND TO THIS WIDE RECEIVER IT SHOULDN'T HAVE TO BE THAT

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