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Outreach Program Educates Teens About the Dangers of Drug Smuggling   [open html - 11KB]

"In 2008, within 24 hours, five teenagers were apprehended at the San Ysidro Port in San Diego, California and the Calexico Port in Imperial Valley, Calif. Each of them had narcotics strapped to their torsos and legs. Drug smuggling organizations had enlisted the teens' assistance in smuggling narcotics into the United States. This, unfortunately, was not an isolated incident. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents learned that recruiters for drug smuggling organizations were frequenting school grounds, luring students with cash payments. To seal the deal, recruiters told the students that nothing could happen to them. [...] Representatives from Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Homeland Security Investigations and their counterparts at the San Diego Police Department launched an outreach campaign to tackle this growing situation." Please see "Learn More about ICE's Narcotics Enforcement Efforts" by viewing the video on the bottom of the page.

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2011-04-14
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