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An Extension of the MPP Program is Focusing on Brazilians

An Extension of the MPP Program is Focusing on Brazilians

Brownsville, Texas– A protocol that has migrants waiting on the Mexican side of the water for is there court hearing is not targeting Brazilians seeking asylum. The Department of Homeland Security credits this method in successfully granting family units that help they need, but some advocacy groups have raised their concerns.

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Federal Agent Speaks On Dangers Of Human Smuggling

Federal Agent Speaks On Dangers Of Human Smuggling

In Raymondville, the recent discovery of 86 immigrants inside a tractor-trailer takes us back to a case that happened a year ago in San Antonio. Now more than ever, federal agents are tackling down on human smuggling Homeland Security Deputy Special Agent Timothy Tubbs, says undocumented immigrants will risk it all while searching for a […]

Homeland Security Raids Harlingen Home for Child Exploitation

Homeland Security Raids Harlingen Home for Child Exploitation

Homeland security agents raiding a house on the 1900 block of Washington avenue in Harlingen. The search warrant led to the arrest of an unidentified man for child exploitation.. Hsi was at the scene early this morning for several hours collecting evidence for their investigation. No other details on the suspect or victim have been […]

Trump demands Congress terminate diversity immigration lottery

Trump demands Congress terminate diversity immigration lottery

Photo: White House 01 NOV 17 14:02 ET By Dan Merica and Tal Kopan, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump, during a White House Cabinet meeting Wednesday, said he wants to terminate the Diversity Visa Lottery, a program that distributes around 50,000 visas to countries where there is a low rate of immigration to the US. […]

60 Undocumented Immigrants found in trailer

60 Undocumented Immigrants found in trailer

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/22040449/falfuriusimmigrants.m4v[/KGVID] Falfurrias (KFXV) – The border patrol agents find 60 undocumented immigrants locked inside a refrigerated trailer carry the border patrol agents find 60 undocumented immigrants locked inside a refrigerated trailer carrying vegetables. Agents say they discovered the large group when a K-9 alerted them. The immigrants were laying on top of a pallet of […]

CBP Agents in Brownsville Seize $270k in Cocaine

CBP Agents in Brownsville Seize $270k in Cocaine

Agents at Matamoros International Bridge made of cocaine seizure valued at more than $270,000. According to us customs officials, a 22-year-old american female from San Benito, attempted to cross 15 packages containing more than 36 lb of cocaine hidden inside her vehicle as she re-entered the country. Agents discovered the narcotics and arrested her, seized […]

Customs Agents Make Cocaine Bust

Customs Agents Make Cocaine Bust

Brownsville (KFXV) — Officials at the Gateway International Bridge seized more than $150,000 in cocaine. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, their agents stopped a 41-year-old Mexican citizen — residing in Matamoros — as he attempted to cross into the United States. Inside his vehicle, they found eight packages hidden, containing more than 20 […]

Over $201,000 worth of Drugs Seized at International Bridge

Over $201,000 worth of Drugs Seized at International Bridge

Pharr (KFXV) — Over $201,000 worth of drugs are seized at the international bridge. Customs and Border Protection Agents seized 26 pounds of cocaine in 11 packages at the Pharr International Bridge after running a secondary inspection on a 2010 Jeep Compass. The vehicle was driven by 19-year-old male from Alamo. Agents seized the narcotics […]

Caught Smuggling Drugs in Jalapenos

Caught Smuggling Drugs in Jalapenos

PHARR (KFXV) — CBP operations thwart another plan to smuggle drugs across the border this time in a shipment of jalapeños. The seizure happened on May 27th, when CBP officers assigned to the Pharr International Bridge pulled over a tractor-trailer. Officers extracted 57 packages containing a total of 655 pounds of alleged marijuana mixed in […]

BP Agents Make Two Busts at Gateway Bridge

BP Agents Make Two Busts at Gateway Bridge

Brownsville (KFXV) — A drug bust to the tune of over $194,000 at the Gateway International Bridge, Customs agents intercepted two loads of alleged cocaine. In the first seizure, a 19-year-old female, Mexican citizen had two packages hidden inside an SUV. The alleged cocaine has an estimated street value of about $35,000. The second seizure […]

For Third Time in Two Weeks, Meth Found in Milk Cartons

For Third Time in Two Weeks, Meth Found in Milk Cartons

Anzalduas (KFXV) — Customs and Border Protection officers seize over $1 million dollars – in liquid meth – at the Anzalduas International Bridge. With the help of a canine team, CBP officers discovered 64 pounds of liquid Meth inside 26 milk and juice cartons. The vehicle driven by a 23-year-old U.S.citizen who was not identified. […]