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Police Officers: Gabriel Gomez and Immigration Laws

police officers: That's part of a final settlement the city reached Tuesday in federal court with the ACLU of Washington and the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, according to Metro News. The case stems from a 2014 traffic accident when the vehicle of Gabriel Gomez was struck by a minivan that failed to yield the right of way.A Spokane police officer responded and contacted the U.S. Border Patrol to ask whether the agency had any interest in Gomez. The city of Spokane, Washington, has agreed to change its policies to make clear that police officers will not question or detain people to enforce federal immigration laws. The officer issued a ticket to the other driver and then let that driver leave the scene. I have lived in this community for many years, and to suddenly have the police turn against me after being a victim in the accident really turned my life upside down, Gomez said in a press release. However, the officer detained Gomez until the Border Patrol arrived and took him into custody. ( As reported in the news.