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Motel 6 Settles Another Class Action Over Giving Guest Lists to Immigration Agents

Motel 6 has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over claims the budget chain routinely provided guest lists from properties in Arizona to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, court documents showed on Saturday. The …

Motel 6 Pays $7.6M to Settle Class Action Over Giving Guest Lists to Immigration Agents

Motel 6 will pay up to $7.6 million to Hispanic guests to settle a proposed class-action lawsuit claiming that it violated their privacy by regularly providing guest lists to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents. Terms of the preliminary …

Iowa Court: Lawyer May Be Sued for Emotional Pain

The Iowa Supreme Court said a couple from Ecuador may sue their attorney for emotional distress because his advice caused them to be separated from their children and grandchildren for a decade. It’s the first time the state’s high court …

Tennessee to Arrest Illegal Drivers Involved in Serious Auto Accidents

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has signed into law a bill that for the first time would require law enforcement officials to arrest drivers involved in serious automobile accidents who don’t have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Sponsored …

Opponents of Arizona Law Seek Class-Action Status

A judge set an April 9 hearing for considering a request by opponents of Arizona’s 2010 immigration enforcement law to grant class-action status in their lawsuit that seeks to declare the law unconstitutional. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational …

Business Lobby Critical of GOP Immigration Measure in Oklahoma

A quiet campaign by Oklahoma’s business community to head off tough new immigration legislation is causing an angry rift among Republicans in the Legislature, some of whom charge that voters’ desire for more action to curb illegal workers is being …