At Least 10 Lawsuits Claim Abuse, Discrimination at Hands of Border Patrol

Steve Neavling

The family of a 4-year-old who was detained and deported to Guatemala for months despite being a U.S. citizens is among 10 to file suit against CBP, AlterNet reports.

The lawsuits range from unlawful treatment to discrimination.

Another lawsuit was filed by a 53-year-old woman who says she suffered a stroke after being forced to sit in her urine-soaked jeans without food or water.

In another case, four immigrants said they were detained and held in freezing holding cells that left their lips and fingertips blue, AlterNet reported.

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