Motel 6 to Pay $7.6 Million for Helping ICE Target Guests With 'Latino-Sounding Names'
The discount hotel chain released a statement saying it “accepts full responsibility for compensating those who were harmed.”
Washington State Sues Motel 6 for Sharing Guest Information With Immigration Officials
The bargain hotel chain routinely provided ICE agents with the names, birth dates and license plate numbers of thousands of guests with “Latino-sounding names,” lawsuit charges.
Motel 6 Says It Will Direct Employees Not to Share Guest Lists With Immigration Agents
The move comes after a clerk at a Phoenix location told the press, “We send a report every morning to ICE—all the names of everybody that comes in.”