Border Patrol’s no-translation policy gets first review; Sumas contracts separately

WHATCOM ­— The policy on translation services may have changed, but people in the immigrant community remain in doubt about U.S. Border Patrol action on the ground. That became clear at a Feb. 7 listening session in Bellingham conducted by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. Last November, the…

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