Ana Suda and Mimi Hernandez were illegally detained by C.B.P. Agent O’Neill on May 16, 2018 for speaking Spanish.  The suit cites 1) a violation of the Fourth Amendment, because there was no legitimate reason to seize them; and 2) a violation of equal protection because they were racially profiled for speaking Spanish.

Attorney(s)

Cody Wofsy, Omar Jadwat, Alex Rate, Elizabeth Ehret, Danielle Coffman

Date filed

February 14, 2019

Court

U. S. District Court - Great Falls

Status

Active

Case number

4:19-cv-00010-BMM

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