Category: Special Reports

Breast Cancer Awareness

This year alone, more than 250,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Hilda Garza was one of them. She tells us her story as a fighter who’s battling cancer. Cancer. That was the word the doctor told her on Mother’s Day. What initially started as a check up due to pain in her arm, resulted in a mammogram where a cancer cell was detected in her breast, stage 2.   She says nothing prepared her for the challenges that came with cancer– drugs, shots, and chemotherapy, which she receives every Friday. She says the strength to keep fighting...

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Applications for the Visa Lottery will open next Tuesday

This would give foreigners from certain countries the ability to be in the country legally. The applications for the visa lottery will open next Tuesday and will only have a window of one month to apply. This is an opportunity that could help many people like Ricci who is from one of the qualifying countries. Ricci, left her home in Honduras when she was 17. She was alone but with hopes to provide her children a better life even if she was in the united states. Being granted a visa would provide her the reunion shes been longing for...

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Department of Homeland Security to start collecting information on all immigrants via social platforms

Department of homeland security has moved to start collecting information and all immigrants via social platforms. The new ruling set to go into effect on October 18th calls for social media surveillance on immigrants, which many fear is information that could be used against them. “This is concerning because we share personal information with our friends, personal pictures, our political point of view. I want to make sure that this isn’t a way to target people that don’t agree with what that official is saying” – Abraham Diaz (Dreamer) The new rule could also affect residents and naturalized citizens...

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Fox Exclusive: Valley resident speaks out whose wife was detained during immigration inspection

We spoke to a valley resident who says his wife was detained during an immigration inspection on Friday morning and spent the weekend in federal custody, despite having no criminal history. Jason and his wife were traveling to Corpus Christi for his job. Once at La Sarita checkpoint, the woman– a DACA recipient– was detained for ‘accuracy and verification status’. Sahadi Law Firm, is representing the DACA recipient. They tell me she has a prior ‘brief, casual and innocent absence’ in her records but by no means disqualifies her from having DACA. Jason’s wife spent the weekend in federal...

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No Justice Yet for San Fernando Massacre of 72 immigrants

7 years ago a group of 72 immigrants making their way into the united states were found dead in northern Tamaulipas to this day no arrests have been made in the case would you warn you that the images you are about to see are graphic. August 22nd 2010 the immigrants were found in a warehouse outside of the city of San Fernando. 58 men and 14 women were among the victims, most of them from central american countries. Each individual had their hands tied and a gunshot wound to the head. At the time of the massacre, a...

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