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Sophie Weiner Sophie Weiner Jul 14, 2019.

Motel 6 Will Pay $12 Million for Handing Over Guest Info to ICE

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The hotel chain Motel 6 has agreed to pay $12 million in a lawsuit that accused several of its Washington state locations of handing over guest information to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, according to ABC.

The motel company was accused of sharing the information of 80,000 customers with ICE between 2015 and 2017. ICE didn’t provide a warrant for this information. The...

Rafi Schwartz Rafi Schwartz Jan 05, 2018. 14 comments

Motel 6 Sued for Allegedly Turning Its Guests Over to ICE

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Washington state’s attorney general announced on Wednesday that his office has filed a suit against the Motel 6 hotel chain, saying the company has repeatedly violated the privacy of its customers by providing guest information to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

In a press release, Attorney General Bob Ferguson cited earlier reports that employees at a Motel 6 in Arizona had...

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Eleanor Sheehan Eleanor Sheehan Sep 14, 2017. 9 comments

Motel 6 Admits Phoenix Locations Reported Undocumented Guests to ICE

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Employees at two Motel 6 locations in Phoenix, AZ, called Immigrations and Customs Enforcement on guests they suspected of being undocumented immigrants, according to a report from the Phoenix New Times. The investigation was corroborated by Motel 6 on Wednesday evening.

Citing court records, New Times reporters found that ICE agents had made an unusually high number of arrests—20—at two Motel...

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