Tag: ICE

Appeals Court Announces local officials must cooperate with ICE for detentions

The Appeals Court of the Fifth Circuit announced the implementation of certain parts of SB4 that were recently blocked. Now, local officials must cooperate with ICE for detentions. Parts of this law was blocked August 30th, just two days before it took effect in Texas. Now, the Fifth Circuit has lifted this ban. While the cooperation with ICS is now implemented, immigration lawyer, San Miguel states that some parts remain blocked. On the other hand, pro-immigrant activists state this announcement motivates them to keep on fighting against the law that will allow local officials to act as immigration agents....

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Border Patrol and ICE Arrest Man in Mission

Mission (KFXV) – In a Fox exclusive, our cameras caught the moment when agents with border patrol and ICE arrested a man in mission. Around two Friday afternoon on the thousand block of 28th street. Agents entered a home to remove a man. His wife told Fox news he’d recently crossed into the country. We reached out to border patrol to confirm the information including why the man was arrested and whether he has a criminal record. Border Patrol has said they are working to give us more information. We will bring you more as it’s made...

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Protesters Gather Outside Rep. Rinaldi’s Law Firm

McAllen (KFXV)– A group of protesters gathered outside a law firm to call for the firing of State Representative Rinaldi. Members with La Union del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) say Rinaldi needs to be held accountable for what they are calling a discriminatory behavior during the 85th legislative session. “This is what SB4 does; it gives permission for people to act on their hate, and on their racism, and that’s why we’re here to protest. And, we’re asking the company that hires Rinaldi, to fire him because this is not the kind of people we want to operate here in...

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Woman Faces Fifth Deportation After DWI Charge

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — A woman is facing her fifth deportation after she pleaded guilty for driving while intoxicated. I.C.E. agents detained 42-year-old Marisol Guevara-Perez — and Alamo resident — at the Hidalgo County Jail. According to court documents, in July of 2014, officials deported Perez for the fourth time. She then crossed back into the United States ten days after crossing the Rio Grande River near the city of Progresso. Perez is now charged with illegal re-entry, and is currently held in federal custody without...

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Pharr Man Arrested for Holding Two Honduran Nationals Hostage

MCALLEN (KFXV) — Today, a federal jury convicted a Pharr man for taking two Honduran nationals hostage, and harboring undocumented people. According to officials, it took the jury less than 45 minutes to convict 32-year-old, Jesus Manuel Ramirez. Witnesses — including two of the victims — testified that on May 4th 2014, Ramirez along with several other individuals, beat and threatened to kill his victims because their families hadn’t paid their smuggling fees. During the trial, the jury saw a video a family member captured when Ramirez and his accomplices then restrained and beat his two victims. One of...

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