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Mexico And U.S. Join Forces To Increase Border Security

Mexico And U.S. Join Forces To Increase Border Security

For the first time, Texas and the Mexican state of Tamaulipas are collaborating in a campaign involving community members with the purpose of increasing border security. This campaign is like no other seen before. Residents on both sides of the border will be able to report crimes to authorities on the U.S. side, to improve […]

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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. […]

Mexican government expresses “profound regret” over DACA

Mexican government expresses “profound regret” over DACA

The Mexican government expressed its “profound regret” following the Trump administration’s decision to end the DACA. The great majority of the estimated 800,000 “dreamers” are Mexican nationals who were brought to the united states as minors, sometimes infants.   The Mexican Foreign Ministry said in a statement, it  will welcome “with open arms” those DACA beneficiaries […]

Two Co-defendants Found Guilty of Murdering an ICE Agent

Two Co-defendants Found Guilty of Murdering an ICE Agent

Brownsville (KFXV) — After six and a half years since the murder of Ice Special Agent Jaime Zapata, a federal jury has found two co-defendants guilty. Court documents indicate Jose Emmanuel Garcia-Sota and Jesus Ivan Quezada-Pina — both Mexican citizens — are guilty of the February 2011 death of the federal agent after the pair […]

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 […]

Man Arrested for Outstanding Warrant Crossing Into U.S.

Man Arrested for Outstanding Warrant Crossing Into U.S.

Progreso (KFXV) — In Progreso, Customs and Border Protection agents arrested one man who had an outstanding warrant for sexually assaulting a child. According to CBP, the Pharr police department had a warrant out for 36-year-old, Iram Ignacio Gomez, and apprehended him when he attempted to cross into the United States. As of now, CBP […]

Report: Nearly 400 Gang Members Arrested Across Country

Report: Nearly 400 Gang Members Arrested Across Country

U.S (KFXV) — New reports indicate the number of people crossing over illegally into the U.S. is slowing down. The focus now turns to eradicating gangs across the U.S — like the, MS-13. Trump thanked several law enforcement agencies for the arrest of nearly 400 gang members in the country. Five months after the start […]

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Undocumented woman detained in Rio Grande City Shopping Center

Undocumented woman detained in Rio Grande City Shopping Center

Agents with the border patrol arrested woman near Rio Grande City, Saturday as she left from a shopping center. According to border patrol, law enforcement took the woman identified as Leticia Garcia the Harlingen, where they communicated with her family. She’s married to a citizen of the United States and has lived in the country […]

Carpintero & Dellapé Insect Intercepted in Brownsville

Carpintero & Dellapé Insect Intercepted in Brownsville

Border agents at the Brownsville Port of Entry had a “first in port” Pest Discovery found in a shipment of eucalyptus. According to the agency CBP agents intercepted the pest on the 13th and identified the insect known as Thaumastocoris peregrinus (Carpintero & Dellapé) The insect is not native to the United States and according […]

Woman Faces Fifth Deportation After DWI Charge

Woman Faces Fifth Deportation After DWI Charge

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — A woman is facing her fifth deportation after she pleaded guilty for driving while intoxicated. I.C.E. agents detained 42-year-old Marisol Guevara-Perez — and Alamo resident — at the Hidalgo County Jail. According to court documents, in July of 2014, officials deported Perez for the fourth time. She then crossed back into […]

Pharr Man Arrested for Holding Two Honduran Nationals Hostage

Pharr Man Arrested for Holding Two Honduran Nationals Hostage

MCALLEN (KFXV) — Today, a federal jury convicted a Pharr man for taking two Honduran nationals hostage, and harboring undocumented people. According to officials, it took the jury less than 45 minutes to convict 32-year-old, Jesus Manuel Ramirez. Witnesses — including two of the victims — testified that on May 4th 2014, Ramirez along with […]