Tag: RGV

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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Feast of Sharing Helps Fight Hunger in RGV

MCALLEN (KFXV) — The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce along with H.E.B. will host their annual “Feast of Sharing” helping fight hunger during the Thanksgiving holiday here in the valley. The event will take place this Sunday – November 13th at the McAllen Convention Center from 2 to 6 pm. Feast of Sharing representatives say they hope to feed over 1200 people this Sunday. There is no fee to attend and everyone no matter what city you live will be...

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