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.
A judge has ruled that police in Arizona can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state’s immigration law.
A program intended to flag possible terrorists has led to rampant racial profiling against Latinos, African-Americans and other minority groups at Boston's Logan International Airport.
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.
A U.S. Latino citizen fought back tears at an Arizona sheriff's racial profiling trial on Wednesday as he described being pulled over by a deputy and having his groin frisked during a traffic stop he said was motivated by his ethnicity.
When Joe Arpaio found himself in the awkward position of having his own words used against him in a discrimination lawsuit, the usually brash sheriff was unusually quiet.
For six years, the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America has vehemently denied allegations that his deputies racially profile Latinos in his trademark immigration patrols.
As groups around the country rally this week against the Secure Communities immigration enforcement program, the District of Columbia approved its own measure on Tuesday to fight back.
A trial will begin as scheduled on July 19 in an ethnic profiling lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio after the judge who will decide the case rejected handing the matter to another judge.
This week’s Supreme Court ruling over Arizona’s SB 1070, will directly impact an estimated 360,000 undocumented immigrants living in that state, and it could have broader repercussions in other states with similar initiatives.
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.
Opponents of a mandatory federal immigration program called “Secure Communities” began rallying in cities that were the last holdouts in implementing the controversial program.
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.
Connecticut's state legislature passed a bill Monday to beef up safeguards against racial profiling.