Posted on July 22, 2004

ACLU Seeks Data on Sweeps

Sandra Murillo, Los Angeles Times, Jul. 21

More than a month after U.S. Border Patrol sweeps in Ontario and Corona led to the deportation of 154 suspected illegal immigrants, the ACLU on Tuesday filed a formal request with the federal government demanding information about why and how the operations were carried out.

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“We still have very grave concerns that some people’s rights might have been violated and there might have been some use of racial or ethnic profiling,” Natarajan said.

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