Sep 272014
 September 27, 2014  Posted by  Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Natasha Vargas-Cooper reports:

Shortly after Arizona’s draconian “Show Me Your Papers” immigration law went into effect in 2012,  Maria del Rosario Cortes, a 31 year-old Mexican national and mother of three, was put in handcuffs, transported to border patrol station, and detained for five days over a traffic violation. Today, her startling treatment became the basis for the first lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of enforcement of the law.

Read more on The Intercept.

The ACLU is representing Cortes in Cortes v. Lakosky (complaint). You can read their press release on their site.

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