A two-year investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice has found that a North Carolina sheriff and his deputies routinely discriminated against Latinos by making unwarranted arrests with the intent of maximizing deportations.
In nearly 20 years as sheriff of Maricopa County, Joe Arpaio has honed his publicity skills, but now his penchant for public relations coups, threatens to become one of his greatest liabilities.
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.
Federal authorities said Wednesday that they plan to sue Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio and his office over allegations of civil rights violations, including the racial profiling of Latinos.
A top U.S. Justice Department official warned Alabama that the state's controversial immigration law has had "lasting" and possibly illegal consequences for Hispanic school children.
Federal prosecutors said Friday there was insufficient evidence to pursue charges against a U.S. Border Patrol agent in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Mexican national in 2010.
The SEIU continued its fight against Alabama immigration law HB 56 on Monday by filing a complaint with the Mexican Department of Labor, calling the law discriminatory and in violation of NAFTA.
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.
Today the Department of Justice announced that they would block the new Texas voter photo ID law because the new law would “disproportionately suppress” turnout among eligible Hispanic voters.
Latino and black students are punished more harshly and are suspended at much higher rates than other groups, while having less access to challenging classes and more experienced teachers.
Most homeowners facing foreclosure find themselves there through no fault of their own. With unemployment among Latinos in the double digits for three years, it is no wonder that home loss has hit the community hard.
A Missouri Republican, is sponsoring a bill that would mandate that all public schools verify the immigration status of enrollees, and require law enforcement officers to check immigration status on all stops when they have reasonable cause.
An attorney for Ernest Atencio claims Sheriff's deputies from one of Joe Arpaio's jails fought with his client, and the scuffle led to Atencio’s death.
Bank of America has agreed to pay a whopping $335 million in a case that accused it of widespread discrimination against qualified Latino and African-American borrowers on home loans.