Senate Bill 4 bumps the minimum sentence from two years to 10 years for human smuggling or operating a stash house.
Source: Texas Tribune BY Uriel J. Garcia
Photo: Jesus Vasquez, originally from Honduras, lights candles at a makeshift memorial to the 53 people who died after human smugglers left them in a truck trailer outside San Antonio on hot day in June 2022. A new state law increases the minimum sentence for those convicted of human smuggling. Credit: Sergio Flores for The Texas Tribune