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America’s Voice Petition Urges Justice Department Investigation into Anti-Immigrant Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

Thursday, February 26, 2009

America’s Voice, a national immigration reform organization, has created a petition calling on the Department of Justice to investigate the actions of Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Ariz. The petition comes in the wake of public outcry over Arpaio’s recent humiliation of 200 undocumented immigrant inmates.  On February 4, Arpaio marched them from the Durango … Read More

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Arizona Sheriff Humiliates Undocumented Immigrants during Transfer; Civil Rights Groups Call for Federal Investigation

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

On February 4, Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio humiliated 200 undocumented immigrant inmates by marching them from the Durango Jail in Phoenix to a jail facility known as “Tent City” in full view of the public and television cameras.The inmates will be segregated into their own section of the jail’s controversial tent facility. Arpaio … Read More

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