Feds Pressure Arpaio to Weaken Immigration Enforcement
August 11, 2009
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's "crime suppression" sweeps to nab illegal immigrants has brought him unwanted federal scrutiny. Photo via writewingpolitics.wordpress.com.
It was another sweep, with more arrests and complaints of racial profiling.
Phoenix-area residents are getting used to the fanfare and bitter debate that accompany Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's "crime suppression operations," like the one in Chandler nearly two weeks ago. It has been 18 months since Arpaio launched the first raid in central Phoenix, but do they work?
Arpaio says "yes": The operations clear warrants, nab illegal immigrants and reinforce the message that illegal immigrants aren't welcome in the county.
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