KOAT-Albuquerque: Border patrol agent stops two people after they spoke Spanish in Montana by David Taube:
HAVRE, Mont. — Two people were stopped by a border patrol agent for speaking Spanish.
“Ma’am, the reason I asked you for your ID is because I came in here and I saw that you guys are speaking Spanish, which is very unheard of up here,” the agent said in a recorded video.
The incident happened Wednesday at a gas station in Havre, Montana, and involved two U.S. citizens, KTVH-TV and The Washington Post reported.
vox: Stopping Americans for speaking Spanish: the latest evidence that Border Patrol agents have too much power by Alexia Fernández Campbell:
What a Border Patrol agent did to two US citizens is alarming —and probably legal.