The Arizona Republic's immigration reporter, Daniel Gonzalez, came across some interesting stats today from the Phoenix Police Department's Professional Standards Bureau that show cops aren't asking arrestees about immigration status, like they're supposed to.
Police put the rule into effect in May ... More >>
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office released records last week showing what New Times readers already knew:
Most jailed inmates kicked out of the country under the county's 287(g) agreement with the feds were picked up by local police forces for relatively minor crimes. O ... More >>
The Government Accountability Office's report on a program that gives local cops federal immigration powers tells Valley residents something they already knew:
Some local law enforcement departments are using their 287(g) powers to bust illegal immigrants suspected of minor infractions instead ... More >>
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Sheriff Arpaio's Captain Joel Fox, Illegal Donation Guy, Must Request H ... More >>