Posted at 6:06 pm on December 3, 2019 by Alex Parker
Here’s something you don’t come across every day. A couple in Texas is going to prison for smuggling illegal immigrants into the U.S.
30-year-old Brianna Branch and 32-year-old Kevin Barr were hit with time behind bars by U.S. District Judge Janis Jack for smuggling over 100 people into the country during a three-month period.
According to the DoJ, the pair led a conspiracy to sneak adults and minors past South Texas Border Patrol checkpoints. They recruited drivers in Houston to truck it over to the border and put the pilgrims into utility trailers.
That constituted, in the eyes of the Justice Department, “unnecessary and harsh conditions.”
The couple’s soon to be transferred to a U.S. Bureau of Prisons facility.
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