The cost of smuggling has gone up in the last year — sharply. But, for the safety of their children, parents get references, take out loans and make the best smuggling decision they can.
The US Senate began confirmation hearings for key nominees to Donald Trump's cabinet Tuesday, amid concerns many of the president-elect's picks haven't been fully vetted over ethics, or made full financial disclosures.
Donald Trump named retired four-star Marine Gen. John Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security. If confirmed by the Senate, Kelly would join retired Marine Gen. James Mattis as defense secretary and retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as national security adviser.