Border-Area Rapes Challenge a Stumbling System

Tucson Weekly | June 11, 2008
According to immigrant-advocacy groups, nearly all women and female children smuggled north face some degree of sexual abuse, including rape. It is now considered "the price of admission." And since these horrid crimes occur in a murky milieu, law-enforcement officials consider them among the toughest to pursue.

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