Motel 6 Workers Tipped Off Immigration Agency About Guests

Guests at the chain’s Arizona hotels were detained and deported after employees informed the government about them. Rights groups assailed the practice.

ALBUQUERQUE — Employees at Motel 6 locations in Arizona regularly handed over to the government information that led to its hotel guests being detained and deported, the company has acknowledged.The revelation of this practice in a report on Wednesday by the Phoenix New Times drew sharp rebukes from human rights groups and an array of calls to boycott Motel 6, one of the largest hotel chains in the country.Referring to the sharing of customer information in Arizona with Immigration and Custom...