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05/01/08 - East Texas

Mexican Consulate To Visit Mt. Pleasant After ICE Raids

The Mexican Consulate from Dallas will be visiting Mt. Pleasant this Sunday, hoping to address issues and concerns after the recent raids at Pilgrim's Pride Corp.

The meeting will be held Sunday at 1:00 PM at Tennison Memorial Church located at 313 Church Street, in Mount Pleasant.

The objectives of the meeting, as listed by the Mexican consulate, are:

 1. Have a formal organization created, either LULAC council or other;

 2. Insure that all legal questions and issues are answered;

 3. Document incidents of harassment, racial profiling, intimidation, etc.

 4. With cooperation from media, get wider coverage of abuse and treatment to all North Texas;

 5. Coalesce other organizations to support the local folks in Mt. Pleasant

Cathryn Khalil, reporting. ckhalil@kltv.com

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