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Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio sues to halt Obama's action on immigrants
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio sues to halt Obama's action on immigrants

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio sought on Monday to overturn President Obama's executive action protecting up to 5 million immigrants without documentation from being deported. Arpaio and his attorney, Larry Klayman, argued in front of U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell in Washington. The suit was filed last month. In their suit, Klayman and Arpaio contend the administration’s policy change to defer deportation added to the burden of law enforcement, especially in a border state like Arizona. They allege the changes will allow more people to enter the United States where they will commit crimes. "President Obama and others recite that the immigration system of the...

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