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Judge rejects suit by Arizona sheriff challenging Obama on immigration
Judge rejects suit by Arizona sheriff challenging Obama on immigration

A federal judge rejected a lawsuit by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio seeking to overturn President Obama's executive action to spare up to 5 million immigrants without documentation from being deported.  The Arizona sheriff argued in the suit that the new policy would place a burden on law enforcement agencies by encouraging more people to enter the United States where they will commit crimes. U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell in Washington said Arpaio lacked standing to bring forward a suit because his argument was overly broad and did not show he or his department have suffered a direct injury as a result of the policy. "The role of the Judiciary is to resolve cases...

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