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5:13 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Border Patrol To Stop Acting As Interpreters For Local Police

U.S. Customs and Border Protection cpb.gov

When a police officer needs to question someone in Spanish, or any other language, they can no longer use US Border Patrol agents as interpreters. This change in federal policy comes after a group of attorneys and the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) in Seattle filed a complaint earlier this year. 

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