Archive: January, 2015

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Jan2015
Prosecutors have started dismissing identity-theft cases after a judge's preliminary injunction that bars Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of Arizona's Maricopa County, and other officials from enforcing state laws that make it a felony to use a stolen identity to obtain employment. But legal hurdles remain for the hundreds of ... Read More
martita raids

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Jan2015
BREAKING // Excuse cross-postings // Please forward January 5, 2015 Contacts: Caroline Picker, Puente, media@puenteaz.org, 510-501-7276 Salvador G. Sarmiento, NDLON, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org, 202-746-2099 Steve Kilar, ACLU of Arizona, skilar@acluaz.org, 602-773-6007 Court Grants Injunction in Lawsuit Against Workplace Raids  Arpaio and Montgomery Ordered to Stop Enforcing Statutes on which Raids are Based Full order available below PHOENIX – Federal ... Read More

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Jan2015
A federal judge Monday blocked one of the most well-known tools used to crack down on illegal immigration by the man who calls himself America's toughest sheriff. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio must stop enforcing Arizona's identify theft laws, U.S. District Judge David Campbell ruled Monday, granting ... Read More
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