A list of the costs migrant smugglers pay to get people from Mexico to US

Migrants listen as Catholic Father Alejandro Solalinde Guerra warns them of the dangers in their journey to the United States, while at the Hermanos en el Camino (Brothers in the Road) shelter on August 4, 2013 in Ixtepec, Mexico.
Migrants listen as Catholic Father Alejandro Solalinde Guerra warns them of the dangers in their journey to the United States, while at the Hermanos en el Camino (Brothers in the Road) shelter on August 4, 2013 in Ixtepec, Mexico.
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Migration experts and smugglers who charge from $4,000 to $10,000 to move Central Americans to the U.S. say these are some of the payments that must be made to get their human cargo to its destination:

Source: Migrants, coyotes, court testimony