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Border Patrol Racial Profiling Lawsuit: ACLU, Immigrant Advocacy Group Settles Case Over Traffic Stops

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September 25, 2013 AT 6:32 AM
Border Patrol in the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state has reached a settlement on a lawsuit filed by two immigrant advocate groups which accused it of using racial profiling in stopping and questioning motorists. Every six months over a period of 18 months, the Border Patrol will have to provide the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project -- which brought the suit in conjunction with the ACLU -- with copies of the reports agents write up after each traffic stop in the peninsula.