Thursday, November 26, 2020

Two women detained for speaking Spanish win lawsuit against Trump administration

Two years ago, two Latina women, Martha Hernandez and Ana Suda, were detained for speaking Spanish outside a convenient store in Montana. They filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration, which, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), decided to settle. In May 2018, Martha and Ana were chatting in Spanish at a convenient store, when a Border Patrol agent, Paul O’Neal, overheard them and decided to detain and interrogate them. The women decided to record their conversation with O’Neal, who was asking them for their IDs. When Ana asked him why he was detaining them and … [Read More...]

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