Human Smugglers Call Uber To Transport Migrants; Driver Caught

  • Human smugglers on the southern border last week called an Uber driver to transport five undocumented migrants.
  • Texas Department of Public Safety officers stopped a black jeep SUV for a traffic violation in Mission, Texas, the agency said.
  • The Uber driver said he accepted the ride request through the app to pick up a client in a parking lot near the Rio Grande and take them to another parking lot. The driver apparently didn’t know who he was transporting.