Joe Arpaio Defeated in What’s Likely His Last Political Race

PHOENIX (AP) — This political campaign was likely the last for Joe Arpaio, the former six-term sheriff of metro Phoenix known for leading immigration crackdowns and building a political career around the harsh treatment of jail inmates. The 88-year-old lawman narrowly lost a race to win back his old job, his second failed comeback bid four years after getting voted out of office.

  • Aug 8, 2020
  • 2:55 PM

John Oliver Skewering Joe Arpaio and His Presidential Pardon Is Everything (VIDEO)

Another essential segment to watch. Now.

  • Sep 12, 2017
  • 10:12 AM

Macehualli Day Laborers Are Directly Responsible for the Defeat of Joe Arpaio

The rise and fall of Sheriff Joe needs to be seen from the perspective of the affected communities, day laborers and their families.

  • Jan 18, 2017
  • 7:07 PM

The New Joe Arpaio? Massachusetts Sheriff Offers Inmates to Help Build Border Wall

“We have inmates that are already great masons.”

  • Jan 5, 2017
  • 8:31 AM

D.C. Judge Tosses Joe Arpaio’s Immigration Lawsuit

Late Tuesday evening, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., dismissed a lawsuit filed by Joe Arpaio, the controversial Arizona sheriff who was challenging the legality of President Obama’s executive action on immigration. In a 33-page ruling issued a day after the court heard arguments from the parties, U.S. District Judge Beryl A. Howell tossed the suit […]

  • Dec 24, 2014
  • 9:54 AM

This Federal Judge Seems Unimpressed With Joe Arpaio’s Lawsuit

According to reports from The Associated Press, The Huffington Post, and the National Law Journal, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., heard arguments from the lawyer representing Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio in his challenge to President Obama’s executive action on immigration. By all accounts, U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell seemed unimpressed. Howell was hearing arguments […]

  • Dec 23, 2014
  • 9:53 AM

New Bipartisan PAC Formed in Phoenix with One Goal in Mind: Defeat Sheriff Joe Arpaio

We just received the following press statement from Citizens for Professional Law Enforcement (CFPLE). BIPARTISAN COALITION LAUNCHES COMMITTEE TO DEFEAT SHERIFF JOE ARPAIO  Phoenix — Citizens for Professional Law Enforcement (CFPLE), a bipartisan group of elected officials, civic and business leaders today announced its effort to end the corrupt practices of Sheriff Joe Arpaio. “For far […]

  • Sep 18, 2012
  • 1:46 PM

Yes, Sheriff Joe Arpaio Did Indeed Spend Taxpayer Money for Obama Birther Investigation

First of all, kudos to Channel 12 in Phoenix for accessing the expense reports from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and reporting the fact that taxpayer money was used by Sheriff Joe Arpaio's "Cold Case Posse" to travel to Hawaii and investigate the birth of President Barack Obama. Here is the report filed yesterday. Basically, […]

  • Jun 21, 2012
  • 9:33 AM

“TWO AMERICANS” Film Depicts a Young Girl’s Campaign to Oust Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Here is a film that every American should see. Called "TWO AMERICANS," this documentary contrasts the lives of two Americans, one is Sheriff Joe Arpaio and another is nine-year-old Katherine Figueroa, who wages a campaign against Arpaio as she fights against the deportation of her parents. To learn more about this film, visit the official […]

  • Jun 19, 2012
  • 8:49 PM

In United States vs. Joe Arpaio, Controversial Sheriff Says He Is Being Used for the Latino Vote

What follows below are the entire public documents describing in full detail the lawsuit filed this week by the United States government against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Arpaio has already gone on record to say the following, as reported by CNN: "They're using me for the Latino vote, showing that they're doing something, taking […]

  • May 12, 2012
  • 12:22 PM

From “Democracy Now!”: The U.S. v. Joe Arpaio

Democracy Now! provided as rather extensive and detailed report about the recent suit filed by the US Department of Justice against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, whose office has been charged with racially profiling Latino residents in the Phoenix area. Here is the video of the segment and the transcript from today's segment.   JUAN GONZÁLEZ: We […]

  • May 11, 2012
  • 2:02 PM

Jorge Ramos Interview with Sheriff Joe Arpaio Gets Testy and Intense

UnivsionNews posted a teaser of what will surely be a very intense and heated interview this Sunday on Al Punto. Here is a video clip (in English) where Jorge Ramos interviews Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. In this segment, Arpaio says that he will reveal more information about President Obama's birth certificate on March 1 […]

  • Feb 24, 2012
  • 8:24 PM

Citizens for a Better Arizona to Premiere Joe Arpaio Ad That “Pulls No Punches” Tonight at GOP Debate

In today's The Huffington Post, author Jeff Biggers, whose knowledge of Arizona's latest political atmosphere is unmatched, wrote about a new ad that will "pull no punches" in its call for the resignation of Maricopa Country Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The ad will run tonight during the telecast of the CNN GOP Debate. 

  • Feb 22, 2012
  • 4:13 PM

DeSantis’ Hateful Record on Immigration (OPINION)

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has consistently adopted an aggressive and punitive stance against immigrants throughout his political career, including the use of harmful rhetoric and enacting bigoted legislation to the detriment of Florida’s economic well-being.

  • Aug 18, 2023
  • 4:52 PM

Arizona Measure Gives Non-Citizens In-State College Tuition

Arizona voters have approved an initiative to extend cheaper in-state college tuition to some non-citizen students, cheering supporters who hope the measure’s passage Monday will help spark momentum for wider immigration reform in Congress.

  • Nov 15, 2022
  • 3:19 PM

With Latest Payout, Arizona Sheriff Has Cost Taxpayers $100M

PHOENIX (AP) — Nearly five years after Joe Arpaio was voted out as sheriff of Arizona’s most populous county, taxpayers are covering one of the last major bills from the thousands of lawsuits the lawman’s headline-grabbing tactics inspired, and the overall legal tab has hit $100 million.

  • Oct 29, 2021
  • 12:49 PM

‘Driving While Brown’ and Arizona’s Latino Resistance

Highlighting personal experiences is a common rhetorical device journalists use to report big, complex stories in a way that makes them easier to digest. Terry Greene Sterling and Jude Joffe-Block put the technique to good use in their new book, ‘Driving While Brown: Sheriff Joe Arpaio Versus the Latino Resistance.’

  • Oct 20, 2021
  • 2:51 PM

To Court Latinos, Democrats Have to Expand Strategy in 2022

“It was extremely important and extremely helpful to the campaign to be able to tap into that enthusiasm, to be able to tap into that incredible network. I think it made all the difference into turning Arizona blue,” said Jessica Mejia, Arizona director for Biden’s campaign.

  • Nov 30, 2020
  • 10:31 AM

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