Migrant Smuggling in Asia and the Pacific. Current Trends and Challenges. Volume II. A publication of the Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific. People smuggling (also called human smuggling), under US law, is "the facilitation, . Of wide and notable repute, however, are the Snakeheads and Coyotes, which operate in the business of smuggling Chinese and Mexican migrants.
Asia has long been a global hub for human trafficking and smuggling, writes John West. Migrant smuggling refers to the movement of persons across . in UNODC's publication on Migrant Smuggling in Asia: Current Trends and.
A broad distinction can be made between people smuggling and human of migration from the least developed countries of Asia, Africa, Latin America and. BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Human smuggling networks are exploiting rising migration within Asia, leaving growing numbers.