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Topic: American Civil Liberties Union; Border Patrol; Latinos; Olympic Peninsula

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September 24, 2013 at 11:55 AM

ACLU, Border Patrol settle lawsuit over traffic stops

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have settled a civil-rights lawsuit over¬†allegedly illegal traffic stops by U.S. Border Patrol agents looking for undocumented¬†immigrants on the Olympic Peninsula. The settlement, announced Tuesday morning, does not award any damages or legal fees to the plaintiffs, and the Border Patrol does not acknowledge that…

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