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Border Patrol

The Ninth Circuit ruled that Bivens remedies are available to a bed and breakfast owner who claims a border patrol agent violated his First and Fourth Amendment rights by unlawfully using his driveway to question guests, shoving and pushing him after being asked to leave, and asking the IRS to look into his tax status.

SAN FRANCISCO — The Ninth Circuit ruled that Bivens remedies are available to a bed-and-breakfast owner who claims a Border Patrol agent violated his First and Fourth Amendment rights by unlawfully using his driveway to question guests, shoving and pushing him after being asked to leave, and asking the IRS to look into his tax status. 

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