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With smuggling costs skyrocketing, parents balance risk and debt for their children's future

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.

With smuggling costs skyrocketing, parents balance risk and debt for their children's future
Man on a boat lifting a young child to hand to rescuers

A year after the Italy-Libya migrant deal: Fewer deaths at sea but persistent abuse on land

A year after the Italy-Libya migrant deal: Fewer deaths at sea but persistent abuse on land
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This Kansas high school student must pay back $3,000 after smugglers helped him leave Guatemala

This Kansas high school student must pay back $3,000 after smugglers helped him leave Guatemala
Italian coastguard personnel in protective clothing carry the body of a dead immigrant off their ship, Bruno Gregoretti, in the Grand Harbor of Valletta, Malta, on April 20, 2015.

'I am saving up to take the death boat to Europe'

'I am saving up to take the death boat to Europe'
Shukri Alassouli's wife and two children were among some 450 people who drowned in a fishing boat rammed by people smugglers last month in the Mediterranean Ocean.

A 'mass murder in the Mediterranean' leaves nearly 450 lost at sea, including this man's family

A 'mass murder in the Mediterranean' leaves nearly 450 lost at sea, including this man's family
Blue jerry cans, usually used by smugglers ferrying oil from Syria to Turkey, are stacked for sale in front of a shop in the Turkish border town of Hacipasa.

ISIS is selling cheap oil to its enemies — from Syria's government to the Kurds

ISIS is funding its war by selling oil from the fields it controls in Iraq and Syria, to the tune of millions of dollars. Strangely enough, the enemies it is fighting are some of the main customers. That complicates the US goal of crippling the ISIS war machine.

ISIS is selling cheap oil to its enemies — from Syria's government to the Kurds