Border Patrol throughout the Rio Grande Valley continues disrupting human smuggling attempts. On Tuesday, agents rescued six undocumented immigrants from a stash house in Pharr. The next day, federal agents in Roma responded to a human smuggling attempt. Click on video to view full story
Tag: human trafficking
Rio Grande Valley– There are many different types of human trafficking cases in our area, and it’s very common to see these here in the valley.
Congressman Henry Cuellar says the money will go towards the crime victims fund as well as to support the president interagency task force to monitor and combat human trafficking
Several organizations gathered to talk about human trafficking, emphasizing that anyone can be a victim of this crime including sexual exploitation and forced labor.
The Women’s Studies Committee at South Texas College hosted its 13th annual human trafficking conference. Their mission is to bring awareness to this global issue. Human trafficking has become one of the fastest-growing criminal industries in the world as well as in the Rio Grande Valley. STC along with non-profit organizations are joining forces to […]
The number of undocumented immigrants being smuggled into the U.S. remains high, Customs and Border Protection continue their search and rescue efforts. CBP along with state and local agencies held their annual Border Safety Initiative or BSI, to discuss the ongoing efforts related to the prevention of immigrant deaths.The BSI was put into effect in […]
Weslaco (KFXV) – A man ends up in jail after he was arrested for human smuggling in Weslaco. A DPS trooper stopped a 2017 dodge traveling on us 281 on Sunday for a traffic violation. During inspection the officer discovered two individuals concealed in the vehicle’s floor board behind the driver seat. The driver, 22-year-old […]
[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/17182101/08.17-ed-immigrant.m4v[/KGVID] Edinburg (KFXV) – Here is the recording of the 911 call which lead authorities to find a trailer with 17 undocumented immigrants. The driver, Ruben Echavarria says he is not responsible for the trafficking of 17 immigrants that were rescued this past Sunday from the truck he was driving. This was the call made […]
MEXICO (KFXV) — A study places Mexico as second deadliest place in the world behind Syria and above Afghanistan and Iraq. Mexico’s violence death toll has risen to 25,000 from the constant drug wars. Fox News spoke to a cartel analyst who says the battle for territory will continue. Drug Cartel Analyst, Correa Cabrera has […]