Migrant truck had cleared US checkpoint

By Juan Lozano and Elliot Spagat (associated Press)
Updated July 1 2022 - 2:36am, first published 2:32am
A US truck driver has appeared in court on people-smuggling charges, after 53 migrants died.

The truck at the centre of a human-smuggling attempt that left 53 people dead had passed through an inland border checkpoint, a US official has revealed.