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Buses Checkpoints * USA - ACLU of Wash creates rights signs for buses
Port Townsend,Wash,USA -AP/Peninsula Daily News/The Seattle P.I. -February 20, 2009: -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington has created signs to be posted in Jefferson Transit buses to let Olympic Peninsula bus riders know their rights if they are questioned by Border Patrol agents... The Jefferson Transit board this week approved offering the ACLU space for one sign per bus at no charge... The signs, to be posted next month, will tell riders three things: if you're a U.S. citizen, you don't have to prove it; if you're not a U.S. citizen and are 18 or older, you must show immigration papers to federal agents, and everyone has a right to remain silent... The Border Patrol has expanded its enforcement actions on the north Olympic Peninsula with a series of vehicle checkpoints. Agents have been reported boarding Olympic Bus Lines buses...
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