KGBT 4 – Weslaco man claims he was victim of hate crime in Iowa

A Weslaco man has filed a lawsuit after he was allegedly the victim to a hate crime in Iowa where he claims he was kidnapped and beaten.

Attorneys from Texas RioGrande Legal Aid filed the lawsuit on behalf of farm worker Rafael Treviño.

Treviño reports he left the Rio Grande Valley to try make an honest living working for a corn-growing company in a small town in Iowa.

But this experience ended up leaving him scarred him both physically and emotionally.

To read the article and watch the news broadcast, click here.

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