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CBP facing lawsuit after border agent detains women for speaking Spanish

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16.02.2019

Two women who were detained by a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent for speaking Spanish at a grocery store in Montana are suing the agency.

Mimi Hernandez and Ana Suda filed the lawsuit on Thursday with the assistance of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) after May’s incident, which was recorded and went viral.

In the footage, CBP agent Paul O’Neal can be heard telling the women — both American citizens — “I saw that you guys........

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