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Claim: Photographs show a woman smuggled over the U.S.-Mexico border hidden in a car's dashboard.
Examples: [Collected via e-mail, 2005]
Origins: Although the "Addams Family"-like scenario described in the text accompanying these photos was probably just someone's humorous embellishment, we couldn't dismiss the pictures
Sure enough, these photographs provied to be real, pictures taken by Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) agents and included in a short "illegal aliens caught in desperate attempts to cross U.S. border" article appearing in the
The woman peering out from the automobile dashboard of another vehicle (above) tried a similar "spaced-out"Similarly, another would-be border crosser was caught attempting to enter the U.S. concealed inside a seat occupied by another passenger:
Last updated: 22 September 2006
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