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(Reuters) – The Obama administration on Tuesday said it was preparing to sue Arizona county sheriff Joe Arpaio and his department for violating civil rights laws by improperly targeting Latinos in a bid to crack down on illegal immigrants.

The sheriff’s high-profile crackdown on illegal immigrants has helped thrust the issue onto the national political stage with some states passing tough new laws aimed at pushing out those in the country illegally.

The administration’s Justice Department and the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office have been in settlement talks for months over allegations that officers regularly made unlawful stops and arrests of Latinos, used excessive force against them and failed to adequately protect the Hispanic community.

 

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  • HuntingMoose

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    I have a jar with blue and green marbles and for weird reason my jar is filling up with illegal green marbles.

    How in the world can you say I am improperly targeting green marbles if from the outset it is clear that magically appearing blue marbles is not my problem?

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    a leftist: locked up in their nonsensical logic like a pretzel

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