Joe Arpaio

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A History of Violence: Joe Arpaio's Racist Crusade Against Latinxs

For decades, the Maricopa County sheriff targeted Latinxs via illegal stops and his Tent City Jail, which he once referred to as a “concentration camp.”

A protester wears a costume likeness of Sheriff Joe Arpaio as a member of the KKK with a picture of President Trump

3 Things You Need to Know About Trump's Arizona Campaign Speech

The president of the United States: “If we have to close down our government, we’re building that wall.”

Karyna Jaramillo, a transgender activist from Cuernavaca, México, who fights for immigrant and LGBTQ communities in Maricopa County, Arizona.

[VIDEO] This Trans Latina Immigrant Activist Won't Let Her Identity Stop Her From Protecting Her Community

In another segment of a five-part video series featuring immigration activists in Maricopa County, Arizona, Karyna Jaramillo struts her truth—even if law enforcement refuses to acknowledge it.

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[VIDEO] Meet Reyna Montoya, an Arizona Organizer and Dancer Who Fights the Power to Protect Immigrant Families and Their Kids

In the first of a five-part video series featuring immigration activists in Maricopa County, Arizona, Reyna Montoya talks about how even the risk of family separation terrifies children, how she uses art for healing—and that one time she stopped a bus full of undocumented folks from being deported. 

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Activists Oust Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The infamous sheriff—whose unconstitutional policing of the county’s immigrant community pitted him against activists for more than two decades—lost his re-election bid two weeks after he was charged with criminal contempt of court.

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Joe Arpaio Charged With Criminal Contempt for Racial Profiling

The Maricopa (Arizona) County sheriff allegedly ignored a federal order to stop targeting Phoenix-area Latinxs.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Will Appeal Racial Profiling Decision

Sheriff Joe Arpaio vowed to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that he and his deputies engage in illegal racial profiling.

Federal Judge Rules Sheriff Arpaio Guilty of Racial Profiling

A federal court ruled on Friday that Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his deputies violated the civil and constitutional rights of Phoenix Latinos.

Deaf Arizona Teen Separated From Family After Arpaio Immigration Raid

Los Angeles based band Las Cafeteras sends a message of support to a young deaf woman who’s family is in immigration detention.

Inmate Dies in Arpaio's Tent City

Authorities believe the inmate died of natural causes but an investigation has been launched into his death.

Arizona Groups Demand DOJ Intervene as 631,000 Uncounted Ballots Pile Up

Those uncounted ballots may hold the answer for heated state and local races, including the fate of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Advocates Say Arpaio Hasn't Won Yet, Urge County to Count All Votes

Now, advocates and alternative media in Arizona are questioning these results. They say hundreds of thousands of provisional and early votes have yet to be counted.

Former Maricopa County Official Says Arpaio's Office Covered Up Denial Of Insulin To Diabetic Inmate Who Later Died

And as the case unravels in court there are some serious accusations being made against Arpaio’s office.

Four Undocumented Arizonans Arrested for Coming Out at Arpaio's Trial

On Tuesday, four undocumented Arizona residents came out as ‘undocumented and unafraid’ in front of

the Arizona court where Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is being tried in a discrimination lawsuit accusing him of racially profiling Latinos.

Does Joe Arpaio Racially Profile? A Federal Court Will Decide

Immigrant rights groups say they’ve long known the answer.

Sheriff Arpaio Tells George Lopez to Call Him a 'Fat Motherf**ker' to His Face

What Joe Arpaio is demanding after George Lopez goes off on the Sheriff.

Joe Arpaio's Office Arrests 6-Year-Old Undocumented Girl

The sheriff shows no mercy.

Sheriff Arpaio Unfazed by DOJ Lawsuit: 'I Can be Re-elected on Pink Underwear'

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against him is all politics.

Maricopa County's Former Top Prosecutor Andrew Thomas Disbarred

Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and his onetime deputy, Lisa Aubuchon, will be disbarred effective May 10 by the Arizona ethics panel for failed corruption probes.

Department of Justice Cuts Off Negotiations With Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division has cut off negotiations with Joe Arpaio’s Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.