Tag: RGV

Locals react to Trump’s immigration proposal

UNITED STATES (KFXV) — Local reaction to the president’s proposal that would radically alter the current immigration system. Fox News spoke to a local leaders about how the new proposal could affect immigrants in the RGV. With efforts to reduce overall immigration by 50 percent, the R.A.I.S.E. Act presented today by the president and two republican senators will use a merit based system when considering to allow immigrants into the country legally. This, according to Trump, would improve the country’s economy. The new proposal would enforce stricter requirements when issuing green cards. This will dismantle the current immigration system...

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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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Sen. Lucio Faces Local Backlash After Supporting SB6

TEXAS (KFXV) — Senate Bill Six– also known as the “Bathroom Bill”– went debated well into late hours Tuesday, with dozens of testimonies heard– now it’s headed to the full Texas Senate. Although much of the action is taking place at the state capitol, organizations in the RGV are speaking up against Democratic Senator, Eddie Lucio, Jr.– the only democrat who voted in support of this bill. With the battle waging statewide– the Hidalgo County Democratic party met this evening to pass a resolution against Senate Bill Six. Amongst those present in tonight’s meeting, were several members from LGBT...

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Defend Yourself Against Racial Conflicts

(RGV) — Multiple publications have surfaced on social media–especially from people publishing negative encounters after Tuesday’s election results. “Go back where you came from.” or “Your time is up girly.” are some of the phrases seen on social media of incidents happening at gas stations, buses or simply walking down the street. Doctor Usman, Sheriff Cardiologist in the valley and part of the Muslim American community says these acts of violence are against everything America stands for. Angelica Esparza is also no stranger to the recent posts of attacks after the presidential elections. We reached out to authorities on...

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Veterans Honored Across The RGV

(RGV) — We continue our salute to veterans. We recognize a special organization that helps veterans through alternative therapy. FOX followed along as the organization ” Heroes On The Water” spend a day in Laguna...

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