Dec 22, 2011

Immigration Crackdown: Judge to mull arguments in lawsuit alleging profiling in Arizona sheriff’s immigration patrols

Washington Post: " A judge will hear arguments Thursday in a lawsuit that alleges racial profiling in Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s immigration patrols, a week after federal authorities accused the Sheriff’s Office of a wide range of civil rights violations.

The lawsuit was filed by a handful of Latinos who claim officers based some traffic stops on the race of Hispanics in vehicles, pulling them over without probable cause to inquire about their immigration status." read more

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