Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse

The Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse in Portland.

A Hillsboro Police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after federal immigration agents ordered him out of his vehicle during a traffic stop, placed his arms behind his back and began questioning him about his citizenship.

Edgar Garcia Garfias was on his way home from work when he was pulled over on the Tualatin Valley Highway, according to a lawsuit he filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Portland.

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