Tag: press conference

South Texas Equality Project Unites with Family of Missing Person

Local organizations have united with the Avila family in Brownsville, calling on the public’s support to find a genderfluid person missing for nearly 11 weeks. Today, the South Texas Equality Project, along with the Avila family, held a press conference, asking the community for any leads on the whereabouts of Kimberly Avila, also known as Ramiro Avila. The family says flyers they’ve posted have removed and vandalized in Brownsville’s downtown area, where the family last saw Kimberly. Call Brownsville Police with any information regarding Kimberly’s...

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Report: Nearly 400 Gang Members Arrested Across Country

U.S (KFXV) — New reports indicate the number of people crossing over illegally into the U.S. is slowing down. The focus now turns to eradicating gangs across the U.S — like the, MS-13. Trump thanked several law enforcement agencies for the arrest of nearly 400 gang members in the country. Five months after the start of Trump’s term as President of the United States, hundreds of gang members were processed and transported to El Salvador, most are reported to be part of MS-13 a transnational street gang. White house officials explain the number of people crossing the border illegally...

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‘New Details’ Expected in Nahomi Rodriguez Case

Harlingen (KFXV) — We have some developing news to tell you about, authorities will hold a press conference tomorrow with what they say are “new” details on the Nahomi Rodriguez case. Police say Nahomi vanished in 2016 after hitching a ride after work. For more than 9 months there were no updates, until her remains were found in a canal in Rio Hondo last month. No suspects have been established and all we were told is police were actively investigating, until today, when authorities contacted Fox News us saying they would reveal new details. Count on Fox News to...

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Locals React to Trump’s Executive Orders

RGV (KFXV) — Those were President Trump’s words at a press conference today after he signed two executive orders, both dealing with immigration. This afternoon FOX News went to the border wall where local grassroots organizations protested the new actions. The construction of the border wall, comes today as part of President Trump claims is his duty ‘to protect the lives of the american people’. Although Trump is expecting that the building of a bigger border wall will help with border security, civil rights attorneys are keeping a watchful eye to monitor that no person’s rights are violated. Despite...

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Federal Agencies Open New Detention Center in Donna

Donna (KFXV) — Federal agencies came together today for the opening of a new detention center for illegal immigrants. The facility will house up to 500 people and officials say they will expand if necessary. Custom and Border Protection Commissioner, Gil Kerlikoski lead a press conference and tour of the faciclities today, saying all who arrive and are detained at the center will be treated with respect and in a humane way. Border Patrol has indicated their has been a rise in the amount of people and families coming in through our border and the need for this new...

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