Full episode
750: The Ferryman
Act One

I Was A Teenage Smuggler

Because the U.S. doesn’t usually prosecute anyone under 18 for the crime of smuggling people illegally across the border from Mexico, tons of teenagers do it, for money. Reporter Kevin Sieff spent months talking to some of them. Kevin also reported this story for the Washington Post. (19 minutes)  

By Kevin Sieff; Produced by Nadia Reiman