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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) badge. (Reuters). A black female federal immigration agent in New Mexico accused a police department of racial profiling after being repeatedly pulled over by sheriff's deputies with no probable cause. A lawsuit was filed Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico on behalf of Sherese Crawford, 38. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation agent, accused the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department of racial profiling. The agent claims to have been stopped three times – twice by the same deputy – with no probable cause. She was first stopped in April on suspicion of driving a stolen car, despite using a rental vehicle provided by her agency, the lawsuit said. Full story

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