3 Crossing Survivors May Return to Mexico

From Times Wire Reports

Three of the 11 Mexican survivors of Arizona's deadliest border crossing are going home after a judge granted them the right to leave the United States.

All 11 had been released from U.S. custody and given temporary work permits, jobs and housing in exchange for their cooperation in the trial against their alleged smuggler, Jesus Lopez-Ramos, 20. Three have said they wish to go home to their families; the other eight said they will stay in Phoenix to work.

Since they are witnesses against Lopez-Ramos, those who decide to return to Mexico must be ready to come back to the United States if needed during his trial.

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