Tag: undocumented

Protesters Gather Outside Rep. Rinaldi’s Law Firm

McAllen (KFXV)– A group of protesters gathered outside a law firm to call for the firing of State Representative Rinaldi. Members with La Union del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) say Rinaldi needs to be held accountable for what they are calling a discriminatory behavior during the 85th legislative session. “This is what SB4 does; it gives permission for people to act on their hate, and on their racism, and that’s why we’re here to protest. And, we’re asking the company that hires Rinaldi, to fire him because this is not the kind of people we want to operate here in...

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Undocumented Families Lobby Against Anti-Sanctuary City Bill

AUSTIN (KFXV) — Today, children of immigrants stood before the state capitol to urge lawmakers to stop the proposed law SB4 that would put an end to sanctuary cities in the state. This afternoon, undocumented students had the opportunity to give testimony before the legislature. Also present were undocumented transgender people, religious leaders, and families of those affected. If passed, authorities could ask for documentation to prove immigration status of those in the...

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Constables Pursue Vehicle in North Edinburg

EDINBURG (KFXV) — The Hidalgo County Constable Precinct 4’s office engaged in a pursuit this evening in North Edinburg. According to the constable’s office, the pursuit occurred 15 miles west of FM 1017. The vehicle carried several undocumented people inside. Authorities have not released the number of individuals, or whether any arrests were made, but did stop the vehicle. We will bring you more updates as they are made...

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Charges Increased to Capital Murder for Undocumented Man

McAllen (KFXV) — In McAllen, officials raise the charges for the undocumented Honduran an who assaulted a McAllen veteran and stole his vehicle after the veteran passed away this weekend. In January, 32-year-old, Andres Roberto Ortiz assaulted 56-year-old, Jose Olveiro, stole his car and rolled the vehicle over at the 3100 block of west bound frontage on Highway 83. Police found Ortiz and initially charged him with aggravated assault. After Olveiro died from the wounds sustained from the assault, officials raised Ortiz’s charges to capital murder and assigned a 2 million dollar bond. We will continue to bring you...

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20 Year Sentenced Issued on Former Border Patrol Agent

EDINBURG (KFXV) — 20 years in jail — that’s the sentence handed down by a judge to former Border Patrol Agent, Joel Luna Rodriguez. In Cameron County, a jury found him guilty last month. The 2 decades in jail are for his participation in organized criminal activity for the death of an undocumented man found beheaded In Laguna Madre and another count of criminal activity with intent to distribute cocaine. A jury also found his brother, Eduardo Luna Rodriguez, guilty on the four charges against him, including capital murder, murder and two counts of organized criminal...

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