Local police lose BP interpretation

WHATCOM — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced last week that the Border Patrol will no longer provide interpretation assistance in routine local law enforcement matters. But that practice had already stopped locally months ago. Formal complaints were made to the U.S. Department of Justice last spring that the interpretation services rendered to law…

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Tim Newcomb is the assistant editor of the Lynden Tribune. Email Tim at tim@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.