Tag: DACA

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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DACA recipients detained by Border Patrol

Several DACA recipients were detained this afternoon by Border Patrol. This, as their verification status was reviewed during an immigration inspection. Fox News South Texas spoke to two DACA recipients who were in border patrol custody for several hours, as they attempted to travel out-of-town for work. This woman who asked to be called ‘Eslendi’ says her husband’s phone call caught her by surprise. Her husband, who we’re referring to as ‘Jose’, says he was in Border Patrol custody for at least seven hours. He adds that despite being released, he received a warning from agents. In a statement...

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Mcallen ISD opens it’s doors to DACA recipients

MCALLEN — Mcallen ISD is opening it’s doors to daca recipients or “dreamers”..as they offer programs designed for students –to support young people, so they feel safe and thrive in the school environment. According to Superintendent, Jose Gonzales, the McAllen School District has more than 30 campuses, where he says he wants all students from everywhere in the world to feel at home. The help is free, for more information visit...

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50 activists gather outside AG Ken Paxton’s Office in McAllen

In McAllen, more than 50 activists gathering outside Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office, standing for the preservation of DACA.In tears, many “Dreamers” listened to the announcing of the termination of the program, established as of 2012, allowing students to work and live legally in the nation, In Texas , more than 120 thousand students have benefitted from DACA, allowing immigrant students, who arrived as children to the US, to live and work legally in the...

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DACA Students in the Rio Grande Valley are on standby

While thousands hang by a threat, students in the Rio Grande Valley are on standby We spoke to one student and his concerns should the program end. DACA students fearing President Trump’s response, possibly changing their lives. The uncertainty of DACA has caused worry in local university students. Some fearing they will be sent back to their country of origin. Dagoberto Rodriguez who studies and works here in the valley shares his concerns. What is certain is that students are anxiously waiting for President Trump’s announcement. This program has given thousands of students the opportunity to study and have...

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