TITLE

Black women file lawsuit against U.S. customs

PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
Jet;06/15/98, Vol. 94 Issue 3, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a class-action lawsuit was filed against United States (U.S.) Customs Office and the Immigration and Naturalization Services' agents and supervisors, by a group of Black women from Illinois. Accusations made against Customs; Number of women who filed the suit; Comments made by Sherisse Wilder, spokesperson for the U.S. Customs Office.
ACCESSION #
739516

 

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