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223 Immigrants Arrested During Massive ICE Immigration Raids In Arizona

Over the weekend in Arizona, ICE systematically raided 16 car washes associated with two companies and arrested 223 immigrants. A spokeswoman from ICE went out of her way to emphasize that the raids followed a targeted investigation into businesses that were hiring the immigrant workers, not the workers themselves, unlike the worksite raids commonly conducted … Continue reading »

Federal Judge Rules Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio and MCSO's History of Racial Profiling

Last summer, we covered a civil rights trial against Arizona’s notorious Sheriff Joe Arpaio and allegations that he and his Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office have been discriminating against Latino drivers on the basis of race.  Last week, a federal judge officially found that the anti-immigrant practices of Arpaio and MCSO amount to the racial profiling … Continue reading »

A Loss For Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Court: Judge Won't Dismiss Bias Case Brought By Dept. Of Justice

This is a headline we like to see: Arizona Sheriff Arpaio Loses Bid to Dismiss U.S. Bias Lawsuit The loss against Sheriff Joe means the lawsuit against him will proceed: Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of Arizona’s Maricopa County, lost a bid to dismiss a lawsuit by the U.S. Justice Department that accuses him and his officers … Continue reading »

Sheriff Joe Arpaio: 2012's Turkey of the Year

Sheriff Joe Arpaio is one of the worst anti-immigrant extremists our movement has ever had to contend with — and you and other activists on our side have officially voted him Turkey of the Year! With his history of racial profiling and corruption, we all probably have worse names for Sheriff Joe Arpaio –but in … Continue reading »

Vote for This Year's "TURKEY OF THE YEAR"

This Thanksgiving, there’s a lot to be thankful for – family, food, and the growing movement for citizenship that we are all a part of. But while Thanksgiving means giving thanks, it also means turkey. That’s why we’re holding a contest to elect one lucky anti-immigrant extremist as our “Turkey of the Year!” We’ll announce … Continue reading »

UPDATED: Maricopa County Sends Out Wrong Election Date in Spanish — AGAIN

UPDATED: Unbelievable! The Maricopa County Elections Department has just admitted that they once again gave Latino voters the wrong date for next month’s election. This time, it’s bookmarks distributed by the elections department that incorrectly lists the general election date in Spanish as November 8, while the correct date (November 6) is listed in English on the … Continue reading »