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January 3, 2014 at 10:40 AM

Skagit County man suing over alleged immigrant abuse

ANACORTES (AP) — A Skagit County man who is a Mexican national is suing the federal government over the way he was treated after a traffic stop in Anacortes. The Skagit Valley Herald reports Gustavo Vargas Ramirez spent two months in detention under threat of deportation for failing to signal before a left turn. He is…

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October 24, 2012 at 12:41 PM

Border Patrol settles with agent at Port Angeles

The Associated Press PORT ANGELES — The Border Patrol has settled a complaint from an agent who said he was harassed after he called the Port Angeles station a “black hole” with little to do. The whistleblower retaliation claim from Christian Sanchez was settled through mediation by the Office of Special Counsel. It said Wednesday the terms…

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