Border Patrol agents foil child smuggling attempt at Harlingen airport
August 17th 2012 · 10 Comments
Mariscela Garcia Rogers and three boys were attempting to fly to New Orleans on Sunday.
While going through the security check-point, Border Patrol agents questioned Rogers relationship with the children.
She initially told agents that she was the boys god-mother, but after further investigation she admitted that they were in the country illegally.
Rogers told agents that the father had paid her to take them to Louisiana.
A version of this column originally appeared in www.valleycentral.com.
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By Brianna Vela