Defending her constitutional right to due process and to be protected against unlawful search and seizure, Sara Medrano, a Latina Frederick County resident, is challenging racial profiling and illegal detention she endured from two Frederick County sheriff’s deputies who tried to hold her for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) over a “broken” tail light that turned out to be working just fine. Ms. Medrano joined with the Resources for Immigrant Support and Empowerment (RISE) Coalition of Western Maryland to bring a lawsuit against Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins and other Frederick officials seeking to stop unconstitutional policing against Latinx people.

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July 10, 2020


U.S. District Court of Maryland



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