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Locals react to Trump’s immigration proposal

Locals react to Trump’s immigration proposal

UNITED STATES (KFXV) — Local reaction to the president’s proposal that would radically alter the current immigration system. Fox News spoke to a local leaders about how the new proposal could affect immigrants in the RGV. With efforts to reduce overall immigration by 50 percent, the R.A.I.S.E. Act presented today by the president and two […]

Rio Grande City commissioners passed a motion against SB-4

Rio Grande City commissioners passed a motion against SB-4

RIO GRANDE CITY( KFXV) — City commissioners in Rio Grande City passed a motion authorizing the city’s attorney to draft a resolution against the state’s SB-4 law ahead of the September 1st implementation. Commissioners unanimously passed the motion, and were applauded by members of the community, many of whom showed up to urge the members […]

Protesters Gather Outside Rep. Rinaldi’s Law Firm

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 […]

LUPE Joins Lawsuit against SB4

LUPE Joins Lawsuit against SB4

TEXAS (KFXV) — The lawsuits against the state of Texas continue to pile up as Senate Bill four (SB4) comes closer to becoming a law. Five entities are joining hands to challenge the recently signed ‘Show Me Your Papers’ bill. Among these organizations is La Union Del Pueblo Entero – which represents thousands of immigrants […]

SB4 impacting healthcare programs claim pro-immigrant groups

SB4 impacting healthcare programs claim pro-immigrant groups

RGV(KFXV) — SB4 has will not go into effect until September, but pro-immigrant groups say it’s already impacting one of their programs. La Union Del Pueblo entero says there’s been a significant decrease in the number of people seeking healthcare at mobile clinics through their health on wheels program. The Health on Wheels Program connects […]

LUPE Issues Petition to Mission Mayor

LUPE Issues Petition to Mission Mayor

MISSION (KFXV) — Grassroots organization LUPE gathered at Mission’s city hall to deliver a petition condemning the border wall to city council during a regularly scheduled meeting today. In a statement released by LUPE, the organization cites a recent Washington Post article where mayor Beto Salinas spoke out about it’s disapproval. The petition asks Mayor […]

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Local Organizations React to Passing of SB4

Local Organizations React to Passing of SB4

TEXAS (KFXV) — Local pro-immigrant organizations have responded to the passing of SB4. La Union Del Pueblo Entero issued this statement today after the house passed the bill. “SB4 violates Texas values and neighborliness and welcoming. It forces local police into the business of deportation and ties the hands of local leaders to determine the […]