$10M Deal To End Claims Motel 6 Helped ICE Gets Final OK

By Suzanne Monyak (February 19, 2020, 5:50 PM EST) -- Motel 6 must fork over $10 million to resolve former guests' claims that the budget motel chain shared their information with federal immigration authorities after an Arizona federal judge gave a final stamp of approval to the settlement agreement Tuesday.

With U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell's final approval, the motel chain will now pay between $75 and $200,000 each to more than 2,000 former guests who have so far submitted claims, according to the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, which represented the former guests.

Former guests whose information was shared with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, but who...

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