Attorneys for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio asked a federal court Friday to dismiss a lawsuit that claims his office carried out a pattern of discrimination against Latinos.
Justice Department officials have had some tough words for Sheriff Joe Arpaio in recent months. They’ve accused him of civil rights abuses, threatened him with a lawsuit.
The Justice Department Civil Rights Division has cut off negotiations with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio an indication that the federal government could begin legal proceedings against the infamous law man.
The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging Utah’s immigration enforcement law, arguing that it usurps federal authority and could potentially lead to the harassment and detention of American citizens and authorized visitors.
Kevin Johnson of the University of California Davis School of Law says that Alabama's immigration law highlights the civil rights implications of the recent state immigration laws and, in the case of Alabama, show parallels with previous efforts to prevent desegregation...
Cineo Gonzales recounts how, in front of the entire class, his daughter received a Spanish-language pamphlet explaining HB 56. When Gonzales asked why the teacher gave the document to his daughter, the principal told him that they only gave the document to children who looked like weren’t from there.
In a court filing from last week, the DOJ stated that there is “ample circumstantial evidence” that the new Perry-approved Texas congressional map was crafted with a “discriminatory purpose” toward minorities.