Tag: immigrants

50 Undocumented Children Rescued in 1 Hour

Everyday agents arrest people trying to crossing the border illegally into the United States with the majority telling officers they left their countries due to the extreme violence. Marlene Castro, Border Patrol spokesperson spoke to Fox about the mission of the over 150 new agents coming into the area in the next weeks. Thousands of immigrants say they seek a better life and consider the dangers before making the dangerous journey. However, they don`t want to stay in what they say are more dangerous circumstances back in Central and South...

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Local Concern Over Trump’s Promise to Eliminate DACA

RGV (KFXV) — Campaign promises by President Elect Donald Trump have left many on edge, including young immigrants that say they are uncertain about the nation’s future and fear deportation. Donald Trump has been very vocal about his stance on immigration and even promised to eliminate DACA soon after taking office bringing uncertainty to those who benefit from it. These are the feelings Maria Ibarra expressed today after learning about Donald Trump’s victory. After all, Maria is a DACA recipient – an initiative that has given temporary protection from deportation and a two-year renewable work permit to hundreds of...

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Undocumented Immigrants Found During Tire Shop Sting

Edinburg (KFXV) — Authorities respond to a tire shop with reports of it being a stash house. The incident took place on Monte Cristo Rd and Skinner Rd. According to witnesses on the scene, at least eight people believed to be immigrants were taken out of the business. Two Border Patrol vans were needed for this operation. Police confiscated three pickup trucks from Romo Muffler and Tire Service during the sting. The place was temporarily shut...

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Authorities Say You Can Help Undocumented Immigrants

RGV(KFXV) — In recent months,Fox 2 News has reported undocumented immigrants dying due to heat and dehydration. Border Patrol says that if you do see someone struggling, you can help them without consequence. Authorities collaborate with undocumented immigrants by placing drums filled with bottles of water to make sure they have something to drink. According to Border Patrol agents, human traffickers increasingly abandon their clients. However, they say you can help if you see these people in poor health walking in isolated places. The terrain where the undocumented immigrants travel are high risk, high temperature areas, in semi-desert zones...

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Nearly 40 Undocumented Immigrants Found in Mission Stashhouse

Mission (KFXV) —  A Fox 2 Exclusive:  Dozens of immigrants are rescued from a stash house. 38 immigrants were found inside said stash house in the middle of a neighborhood with a school nearby. One by one authorities transported dozens of immigrants from this house into border patrol vans. Personal bag, cans and bottles of water is all that was left behind after authorities raided this home on Megan Drive. Investigators say they began looking at specific locations including this one when they noticed suspicious activity. Local and federal agencies also confiscated a light green for Explorer hoping to...

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