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ICE arrests 62 criminal aliens and immigration violators during 3-day central and south Texas enforcement operation

SAN ANTONIO — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers arrested 62 criminal aliens, fugitives and other immigration violators in central and south Texas during a three-day multi-city enforcement operation.

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Three Ft. Hood Soldiers Plead Guilty to Alien Smuggling

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Eric Alexander Rodriguez, Brandon Troy Robbins and Christopher David Wix, all active duty U.S. Army soldiers based at Fort Hood appeared today in federal court and pleaded guilty to alien smuggling charges, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

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Halloween’s History

History of Halloween, like any other festival’s history is inspired through traditions that have transpired through ages from one generation to another.

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Police tips on having a safe Halloween weekend

Children of all ages look forward to the Halloween season but we would also like to make sure that they are kept safe to enjoy the festivities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, roughly four times as many children ages 5-14, are killed while walking on Halloween evening than other time of the year. Here are some tips on staying safe while having fun:

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Daily Bible Verse

When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise. Proverbs 10:19 (Read all of Proverbs 10) New International Version

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US Attorney Magidson Names SDTX Election Officer for Upcoming Election

HOUSTON – Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Ruben Perez will lead the efforts of his office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming Nov. 4, 2014, general elections, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. AUSA Perez has been appointed to serve as the District Election Officer (DEO) for the Southern District of Texas and, in that capacity, is responsible for overseeing the district’s handling of complaints of election fraud and voting rights abuses in consultation with Justice Department Headquarters in Washington.

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Two Charged with Selling Membership in Fake Indian Tribe

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A Brownsville man and woman have been charged with selling membership in a non-recognized Indian tribe, claiming membership would allow illegal aliens to avoid deportation, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

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Zapata National Bank Employee and Another Charged in Bank Fraud Scheme

LAREDO, Texas – Petra Del Bosque, 54, and Anita Arredondo, 52, both of Zapata, have been arrested for their alleged participation in a long-running bank-fraud scheme, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

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Texas Electronics Business Sentenced for Violating Cash Reporting Requirement

A Texas electronics business was ordered today to forfeit more than $1.3 million for failing to report that amount in cash transactions to the IRS, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division.

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Aquaponics field day set for Nov. 7 in Weslaco

WESLACO – It’s a tidy little system that you can set up in your backyard, a commercial warehouse or on your desktop — on a real desk, not a computer — that produces both edible fish and vegetables, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research expert in Weslaco.

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CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA ALONG WITH HOUSE DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS CHAIRMAN, XAVIER BECERRA, AND CONGRESSMAN FILEMON VELA, WILL ANNOUNCE THE NEW OPEN SEASON ENROLLMENT FOR THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AT PRESS CONFERENCE IN CITY OF SAN JUAN

Washington, D.C.–Today– Congressman Rubén Hinojosa along with Congressmen Xavier Becerra, (D-CA) Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, and Filemon Vela (D-TX) and City of San Juan Mayor San Juanita Sanchez, Viola Elizondo, Board Chair at Nuestra Clinica del Valle, and Cliff Clark, MHP Salud Program Director will have a press conference on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Nuestra Clinica del Valley in San Juan, to announce the new open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act 2015, which begins November 15, 2014.

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WHAT’S COOKING?

Mary Garza completes 40 years at MMA Mess Hall HARLINGEN, Texas – Mary Garza has worked at the Marine Military Academy Mess Hall for 40 years, yet this cafeteria cook still isn’t quite ready to hang up her apron.

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Daily Bible Verse

He who conceals his hatred has lying lips, and whoever spreads slander is a fool. Proverbs 10:18 (Read all of Proverbs 10) New International Version

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Daily Bible Verse

Like a city whose walls are broken down is a man who lacks self-control. Proverbs 25:28 (Read all of Proverbs 25) New International Version

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ICE San Antonio officers deport gang member wanted in Guatemala following his conviction for 2 murders

SAN ANTONIO — A Guatemalan gang member and fugitive, who is wanted in his home country following his conviction for two murders, was deported Monday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

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Rep. Cuellar Protects Farmers and Ranchers from Economic Losses of Fever Tick Outbreak

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) announced today that he was successful in including language that will protect South Texas farmers and ranchers from economic losses due to a fever tick outbreak.

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