Tag: Homeland Security

Homeland Security Raids Harlingen Home for Child Exploitation

Homeland security agents raiding a house on the 1900 block of Washington avenue in Harlingen. The search warrant led to the arrest of an unidentified man for child exploitation.. Hsi was at the scene early this morning for several hours collecting evidence for their investigation. No other details on the suspect or victim have been revealed. The case is being worked with the Rio Grande Valley Child Exploitation Investigations Task Force. We will keep you updated as more information is made...

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Trump demands Congress terminate diversity immigration lottery

Photo: White House 01 NOV 17 14:02 ET By Dan Merica and Tal Kopan, CNN (CNN) —┬áPresident Donald Trump, during a White House Cabinet meeting Wednesday, said he wants to terminate the Diversity Visa Lottery, a program that distributes around 50,000 visas to countries where there is a low rate of immigration to the US. “I am, today, starting the process of terminating the diversity lottery program,” Trump said, seated next to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. “I am going to ask Congress to immediately initiate work to get rid of this program, diversity...

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The National Butterfly Center to File Suit against DHS for work done “Without Permission” on their Property

Authorities at the National Butterfly Center have proposed to file a lawsuit against homeland security. Fox News cameras were rolling as the owners of the center, located next to the Rio Grande River, confronted Border Patrol about their work in preparation for the Border Wall. According to Marian Trevino Wright, the director of the center, this is not the first encounter her employees have had with federal authorities. “Late July we found the contractor on the property and they were cutting down trees and widening our road and we had no communication regarding the work being done here,” Wright...

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60 Immigrants found in trailer

Falfurrias (KFXV) – The border patrol agents find 60 undocumented immigrants locked inside a refrigerated trailer carry the border patrol agents find 60 undocumented immigrants locked inside a refrigerated trailer carrying vegetables. Agents say they discovered the large group when a K-9 alerted them. The immigrants were laying on top of a pallet of broccoli with a sheet of ice. The temperature inside the trailer measured 49 degrees Fahrenheit. The group consisted of Guatemalans Mexicans and Salvadorans and Hondurans, who all declined medical attention. Agents arrested the driver, a Guatemalan national, who faces federal charges. Homeland security is...

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CBP Agents in Brownsville Seize $270k in Cocaine

Agents at Matamoros International Bridge made of cocaine seizure valued at more than $270,000. According to us customs officials, a 22-year-old american female from San Benito, attempted to cross 15 packages containing more than 36 lb of cocaine hidden inside her vehicle as she re-entered the country. Agents discovered the narcotics and arrested her, seized the vehicle, and handed the case over to Homeland Security for further...

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