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ACLU Claims Trump’s Immigration Plan Is Unconstitutional

RGV (KFXV) — The American Civil Liberties Union has 300 lawyers ready to fight Donald Trump’s deportation plan. They claim Trump’s Immigration proposal is “unconstitutional”. A group of 12 ACLU lawyers found Trump’s deportation scheme in violation of several amendments of the U.S. Constitution but they not the only ones. In all , more than 300 attorneys across the nation are questioning the Republican nominee’s Immigration plan. A recent analysis by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), found Donald Trump’s proposals, unlawful. The ACLU released these findings citing a study that found that government would have to expand it’s...

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Women Stealing From Donation Boxes Charged

In Mission, three women are behind bars after stealing from several non-profit donation boxes. 33-year-old Erika Martinez, 51-year-old Maria Isabel Garza and 23-year-old Michelle Garza were detained after police say an officer found the trio stealing from a donation box. During the investigation it was discovered that the women had been carrying out the crime for more than a year. Detectives found a portable storage unit with stolen merchandise. All three women face one count of theft and another for engaging in organized criminal activity. The bond for each is set at 75-thousand dollars. Recommended: Naked Man Causes Three-Vehicle...

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Brexit Could Make Europe Less Friendly To US Tech

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Silicon Valley’s biggest businesses could face tougher regulations following Britain’s decision to withdraw from the European Union, and some might have to leave London to attract the best employees. Many U.S. tech companies now count on Europe for a quarter or more of their business. Beyond facing a financial downturn as the pound’s value erodes, these companies might find Europe a more challenging environment in which to do business. It could take a year or two before the picture becomes clear. For now, what’s certain is the U.K.’s exit will be complex and unprecedented, with...

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Agents Seize more than $4.6 Million Worth of Cocaine

It happened Monday at the Sarita checkpoint on U.S. Highway 77 North. Two U.S. citizens drove up to the checkpoint in a tractor trailer. During the Immigration inspection, a Border Patrol K-9 alerted agents and discovered 59 bundles of cocaine, with a weight of nearly 147 pounds, hidden inside. Recommended: Naked Man Causes Three-Vehicle Pileup in Donna Easter Border-Crossings Brings Big Money to Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Reports Increase in Undocumented Minors Abandoned in Rio Grande Valley Neighbors Help Police Track down Home Invasion...

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Fifth and Final Edinburg Home Invasion Suspect Arrested

The fifth and final suspect wanted for an aggravated robbery in Edinburg is arrested. The arrest was possible after an anonymous call to the crime stoppers hotline alerted authorities of 19-year-old Brady Jones’ whereabouts. The suspect who is also known as “Polo Jones” was detained Monday night in rural Edinburg. Jones received charges for aggravated robbery and received a 500 thousand dollar bond. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office reminds the community to report any crime to their Crime Stoppers Hotline at (956) 687-8477 All calls are kept anonymous and can solve cases much like this one. Recommended: Naked Man...

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Neighbors Help Police Track down Home Invasion Suspect

In Weslaco, one man is facing charges in connection to a home invasion. Authorities say it was thanks to the help of neighbors that they were able to arrest the suspect. The suspect is one of three involved in the home invasion that took place Tuesday morning at a Weslaco home. Forty-year-old José Edwardo Vega was detained last night in a joint effort from the U.S. Marshal’s office and Weslaco police. Vega is linked to the aggravated robbery at a home located on the 900 block of Spear Street. “Forced into the house, zip tied the grandmother and a...

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Questions Arise over Representation of Unaccompanied Undocumented Children in the Court System

The argument over unaccompanied immigrant children under the age of five being represented in an Immigration court is still a big issue But how do the children end up representing themselves? Since Immigration cases are seen as civil matters, the responsibility rests on the child’s shoulders. The legal system in the United States includes two systems: civil and criminal. The civil cases fight for a person’s civil rights, while criminal cases prosecute a person who is believed to have broken the law. Recommended: No...

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Prime Suspect in Bank Robbery behind Bars after being Caught in Mexico

McAllen police have the prime suspect of a Wells Fargo bank robbery now in their custody. 36-year-old joseph Robert Nocar of Elsa was detained by Mexican officials last night after his car was tracked by GPS. He was found at Latuna Hotel in Reynosa and was handed over to McAllen police. He went before a judge who charged him with robbery and issued him a $300,000 bond. In a press conference held yesterday officials said they had arrested Nocar’s accomplice, Valeria Garcia of Elsa. Recommended: No...

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Undocumented Immigrants Found in Stash House, taken into Custody

Edinburg – Several immigrants were rescued from a stash house today. According to border patrol the call came in after suspicious activity near the area. An undetermined number of immigrants were rescued from the house and one suspect believed to be the smuggler was taken into custody. Some of the immigrants tried to run from the scene however they were detained moments later.. A nearby school went on lockdown. Recommended: Human Smuggling Stash House with Santa Muerte Shrine Raided in Edinburg Undocumented Immigrant Pursuit causes Temporary School Closures 16-Year-Old Girl Charged with Smuggling 8 Undocumented Immigrants into...

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EXCLUSIVE: Pursuit Leads to Arrest of Undocumented Immigrants

In Edinburg, several immigrants were detained after leading authorities on a chase. This is exclusive video obtained by FOX 2 news… It shows the chase happening off Brushline Road in rural Edinburg after a red Suburban van allegedly refused to stop. Authorities say nine immigrants from different nationalities were detained after the smuggler led them on a chase. Recommended: Naked Man Causes Three-Vehicle Pileup in Donna Undocumented Immigrant Pursuit causes Temporary School...

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