Tag: Immigration

Federal funds are being requested to aid Border Patrol Rescues

RGV (KFXV) — Tonight federal funds are being requested for counties in our area. Authorities rescue immigrants, and recover as well as identify immigrant bodies, but don’t receive enough resources to do so leaving our border vulnerable. Rescue after rescue is what border patrol constantly reports. Just this week 3 immigrant bodies were rescued in less than a 2 hour time period. These rescues took place in Falfurrias, a city part of Brooks County. A county that like many others. Vicente Gonzalez tells Fox News how these counties do not receive federal funding since they are not directly on...

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Caravan Against Fear’ Stops in the Rio Grande Valley

Today, a caravan of pro-immigration activists stopped in Alamo as they make their way across the country to combat fear among immigrants, because of the president’s administration. More than 60 activists were met by local community organizations and religious entities and gathered to speak out against the president’s deportations and rhetoric. “I see that Trump and his administration is trying to put us back into a deeper recession and take us back to criminalization people and slavery, that’s what it is. We need to move forward, instead of having the 30% here, the 50% here, the 30% over there....

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Sanctuary City Senate bill 4 to be debated in Austin

This Wednesday Senate bill 4 will be debated at the state capitol and could affect thousands of immigrants Statewide. The Texas Capital is already filled with representatives of people from all over the country to find out what this issue will be regarding Sanctuary cities in Texas.  Members from the Caravan of Fear arriving today in Austin Texas to speak out in favor of immigrants and keeping families together. “If approved here in Texas it gives other states the option to do whatever they want” – Marilyn Rubio There is less than 24 hours before a decision is made...

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Twitter challenges US order for anti-Trump user records

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter defied a U.S. government request for records that could identify users behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump, and is challenging that order in court. The company filed its lawsuit Thursday in a San Francisco federal court against the federal Department of Homeland Security and its Customs and Border Protection office, charging that their efforts to “unmask” the people behind the account violate the First Amendment. Twitter said its users have a constitutional right to disseminate such “anonymous and pseudonymous political speech.” It declined to comment beyond the lawsuit. DHS...

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Man’s Abuse of 6 Year Old Girl Confirmed

MISSION (KFXV) — Mission police arrest 34-year-old, Sergio Rafael Serra who is accused to sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl Serra, who is originally from El Paso, was detained by the authorities after the mother of the six-year-old child said her child out cried that she had been sexually abused by the man. The police accompanied the minor to a hospital where a sexual abuse test was administered. The results confirmed the child had been violated. Serra is accused of sexual aggression against a minor and remains in the Hidalgo County...

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