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20 Immigrants Found In Upscale Stash House in Mission

ICE agents raided an upscale neighborhood this morning and found and undercover stash house used to hide undocumented immigrants. The residence on San Jacinto St. inside “Cimarron Estates” in Mission was used by smugglers to temporarily hold their human cargo. According to ICE, 20 individuals believed to be in the country illegally were removed from the location and placed in federal custody. Three alleged human smugglers were also apprehended. Their nationalities were not...

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Edinburg Rollover Is Larger Human Smuggling Issue

That’s right a rollover and numerous other car accidents have resulted in serious injuries and in one case, a fatality involving human smuggling. Within the last couple of months the number of accidents related to human trafficking has increased dramatically in South of Texas. In the month of November alone, five immigrants originating from Mexico lost their lives in a police pursuit in Falfurrias. A similar incident occurred yesterday in Edinburg near the intersection of Mon Mack and Monte Cristo streets where fortunately no lives were lost, but several people were injured. The white van was said to be...

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58 Undocumented Immigrants Rescued In Hidalgo County Stash House

A human smuggling operation has been dismantled with dozens Robe demoiselle d’honneur rose reportedly under one roof. This afternoon border patrol agents along with hidalgo county constables raided a stash house in the city of Mission. Authorities say more than 58 illegal immigrants were found at the Robe demoiselle d’honneur violette residence located off of Glasscock and Mile 6 1/2 at around 3:30 p.m. this afternoon. Border patrol adds that no weapons or drugs we’re found at the scene.  This case is still under investigation at the...

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