Daughter of Mexico drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman held in San Diego on immigration charge

The Washington Post, 10/16/2012

Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán

The daughter of one of the world’s most sought-after drug lords has been charged with trying to enter the United States on someone else’s passport, U.S. officials said, becoming the latest family member to become ensnared in U.S. courts.

Alejandrina Gisselle Guzman Salazar, 31, was arrested Friday at San Diego’s San Ysidro port of entry.

The significance of the arrest will depend on what Guzman Salazar can tell authorities about her father, like whether she can provide phone numbers, said David Shirk, director of the University of San Diego’s Trans-Border Institute.

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