CBP Officers at Laredo Port of Entry Detect 11 Immigration Law Violations in 24 Hours

Courtesy Richard Pauza, LAREDO, TEXAS - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry on Oct. 15 uncovered 11 violations of immigration law in a 24-hour period, including an alleged attempt to smuggle a female Mexican citizen with a U.S. birth certificate and attempted entry by a man with an expired entry document and prior aggravated assault conviction.  “Our frontline CBP officers utilize their training and experience to detect inconsistencies or anomalies that result in the uncovering of immigration law violations,” said Port Director Joseph Misenhelter, Laredo Port of Entry. “These 11 cases in less than a ...

Centeno Elementary Students and TAMIU Student Athletes Celebrate National School Lunch Week

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, Laredo, Texas:  Centeno Elementary School students invited Texas A&M International University student athletes to join them as they recognized National School Lunch Week.  This year’s theme was “Get in the Game with School Lunch.” The event emphasized the importance of eating healthy foods that are offered daily for free at all UISD campuses.    “If you work hard, listen to your teachers, and live a healthy style, you will accomplish your goals,” said Kayla Merriman at Centeno Elementary School event.  Merriman is a TAMIU softball athlete who is also studying nursing at the campus.  “Our school lunches are healthier ...

Uni –Trade Stadium to Host Sister Cities Baseball Classic featuring the Laredo Lemurs vs. Nuevo Laredo Tecolotes

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,   Events scheduled to celebrate the history of professional baseball in both cities     Laredo, TX – The Laredo Lemurs and Uni-Trade Stadium are pleased to announce that Uni-Trade Stadium will play host to the Sister Cities Baseball Classic to be played on November 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. featuring the Laredo Lemurs versus the Nuevo Laredo Tecolotes.    “Laredo has always been a great baseball town and part of the rich and storied tradition of this great sport is because of the immense love and nostalgia people here still have for the Tecolotes,” said City of Laredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas.  “With ...


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CBP Officers at Laredo Port of Entry Detect  11 Immigration Law Violations in 24 Hours

Courtesy Richard Pauza,
LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry on Oct. 15 uncovered 11 violations of immigration law in a 24-hour period, including an alleged attempt to smuggle a female Mexican citizen with a U.S. birth certificate and attempted entry by a man with an expired entry document and prior aggravated assault conviction.
 “Our frontline CBP officers utilize their training and experience to detect inconsistencies or anomalies that result in the uncovering of immigration law violations,” said Port Director Joseph Misenhelter, Laredo …

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Centeno Elementary Students and TAMIU Student Athletes Celebrate National School Lunch Week

Courtesy Veronica Cantu,
Laredo, Texas:  Centeno Elementary School students invited Texas A&M International University student athletes to join them as they recognized National School Lunch Week.  This year’s theme was “Get in the Game with School Lunch.” The event emphasized the importance of eating healthy foods that are offered daily for free at all UISD campuses. 
  “If you work hard, listen to your teachers, and live a healthy style, you will accomplish your goals,” said Kayla Merriman at Centeno Elementary School event.  Merriman is a TAMIU softball athlete who is …

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Uni –Trade Stadium to Host Sister Cities Baseball Classic featuring the Laredo Lemurs vs. Nuevo Laredo Tecolotes

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
 
Events scheduled to celebrate the history of professional baseball in both cities
 
  Laredo, TX – The Laredo Lemurs and Uni-Trade Stadium are pleased to announce that Uni-Trade Stadium will play host to the Sister Cities Baseball Classic to be played on November 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. featuring the Laredo Lemurs versus the Nuevo Laredo Tecolotes.
 
 “Laredo has always been a great baseball town and part of the rich and storied tradition of this great sport is because of the immense love and nostalgia people here still have for the …

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TAMIU Presents 2014 Government  & Social Services Career Fair

Courtesy Steve Harmon,

  (Laredo, Tx)-Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) Office of Career Services will present its 2014 Government and Social Services Career Fair tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 16 from 1-4 p.m. in the Student Center Rotunda for job seekers in government and social services sectors.
The Fair is free and open to the public.
 
Local, state and national employers from government and social services industries will be present at the Fair to promote employment and internship opportunities for TAMIU students, alumni and the community, said Celina Maniac, director of Employer Relations at the TAMIU …

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection to Hire Border Patrol Agents

Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection,

 
  WASHINGTON —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency responsible for securing U.S. ports of entry and international borders will accept applications nationwide starting today for Border Patrol agent positions on the Southwest border.
 
 To apply for Border Patrol agent positions, applicants must have an active USA Jobs account and complete an online application at www.usajobs.gov.
 
 Border Patrol agent applicants undergo a rigorous screening process to ensure their eligibility and suitability for employment in a CBP law enforcement position. Applicants must be able to …