Monthly Archives: December 2011

DOJ Investigation of Arpaio Comes Down to Electoral Politics

DOJ Investigation of Arpaio Comes Down to Electoral Politics   “When the U.S. Department of Justice issued a report condemning Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s ‘discriminatory’ policing policies last week, some immigrant rights groups lauded it as a move toward immigration … Continue reading

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U.S. Population Nears 313 Million

“The United States will have 312.8 million people celebrating the start of 2012, according to a population projection released Thursday. The total projected Jan. 1, 2012, population of the U.S. is 312,780,968, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates. That marks a … Continue reading

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio sued by Justice Department in civil-rights probe

The suit alleges the Sheriff’s Office is in violation of federal civil-rights laws by refusing for 17 months to fully cooperate with an investigation into police practices and jail operations. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Phoenix, names … Continue reading

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