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Federal Agents Continue Disrupting Human Smuggling Attempts

Federal Agents Continue Disrupting Human Smuggling Attempts

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

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Border Safety Initiative To Reduce Deaths

Border Safety Initiative To Reduce Deaths

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 […]

Routine Traffic Stop in Weslaco Yields Human Trafficking Cargo

Routine Traffic Stop in Weslaco Yields Human Trafficking Cargo

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 […]

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911 Call Leads to human trafficking bust

911 Call Leads to human trafficking bust

[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 Ranks Second Deadliest Country in World; Experts Weigh In

Mexico Ranks Second Deadliest Country in World; Experts Weigh In

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 […]