CBP, ICE HSI Report $1.2 Billion In Counterfeit Seizures In 2014
Apr06

CBP, ICE HSI Report $1.2 Billion In Counterfeit Seizures In 2014

Special to the Laredo Sun WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) today announced the fiscal year 2014 results of an aggressive enforcement program to protect the United States from counterfeit and pirated goods. CBP and HSI are the components within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) responsible for the enforcement of intellectual...

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Rep. Cuellar Announces Affiliation Agreement Between TAMIU And AFAZ
Apr06

Rep. Cuellar Announces Affiliation Agreement Between TAMIU And AFAZ

Special to the Laredo Sun LAREDO, Texas – Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) has announced an agreement between Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) and the Assembly of Friends of Azerbaijan (AFAZ), an educational and cultural organization which aims to build bridges between the United States and the Republic of Azerbaijan, located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. The affiliation agreement signed today...

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Memory Of Art Instructor Lives On In Gallery Naming, Art Show
Mar29

Memory Of Art Instructor Lives On In Gallery Naming, Art Show

Special to the Laredo Sun In memory of her outstanding influence on the students and community of Laredo, Martha F. Fenstermaker will be honored in a reception to officially name the Visual Arts Gallery in her honor and to unveil an art exhibit offering a retrospective of her art work on Wednesday, April 1 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The former art instructor and head of the Visual Arts Department, who taught various forms of visual arts for...

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House Passes Medicare Access And CHIP Reauthorization Act, Includes Provision Of Rep. Cuellar
Mar28

House Passes Medicare Access And CHIP Reauthorization Act, Includes Provision Of Rep. Cuellar

Special to the Laredo Sun WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, which included specific language added by Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28). The language addition would prevent the inappropriate use of quality measures to ensure patients and healthcare professionals have the assurance they deserve, so they no longer need to fear undue legal issues...

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Palomino Soccer Team To Host Tryouts
Mar27

Palomino Soccer Team To Host Tryouts

Special to the Laredo Sun Students with a passion for soccer and who are interested in playing at the collegiate level are invited to try out for the Laredo Community College Palomino soccer team. Prospective players can take advantage of two upcoming tryout sessions. The first will be held on Thursday, March 26 from 12-2 p.m. and the other on Friday, March 27 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the LCC South Recreation Complex, located at 5500 South...

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Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest An Undocumented Immigrant With Prior Conviction
Mar27

Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest An Undocumented Immigrant With Prior Conviction

Special to the Laredo Sun On March 22, 2015, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo West Station, apprehended an undocumented immigrant who was previously convicted of two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child.  Agents were conducting their assigned duties, when they apprehended a group of undocumented immigrants. During processing, record checks revealed that the male subject, 21, from Honduras, had been charged and...

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