Smuggled by 'Coyotes': An Immigrant's Journey to Arizona

Juan Garcia talks openly about his illicit, harrowing overnight excursion through the Sonoran desert from Mexico into Arizona. "I was very, very afraid," said Garcia, in elementary English, of the night he and a dozen others set out, walking single-file through the sand. "I didn't know what was going to happen after I walked five miles from where I was." He was 16 at the time. Two human smugglers, so-called "coyotes," led the way through the frigid February darkness to the U.S. border,...Full Story
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