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[17 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]
Arpaio raids AZ City Hall

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio made headlines again yesterday, raiding City Hall and the Main Library in Mesa, Arizona for illegal immigrants hired to clean the facilities. The raid further escalated already tense relations between Arpaio and city officials as well as Mesa Police Chief George Gascón. Only thee individuals were arrested at the library for forged identification to gain employment with the cleaning company, reported  the NYT.
Arpaio, known for his hard stance on illegal immigration, is running for reelection this year, running against Democrat Dan Saban. Click to …

Prosecution »

[17 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

Mira Jang, another Stabile Fellow from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, published an indepth story on how the U.S. immigrant court system works. Here is an excerpt:
“Once outside the courtroom, the government attorney was visibly upset, speaking quickly and sighing in between breaths. He was not surprised by the outcome, he told a reporter, given the judge’s record of approving almost every asylum case. In fact, he had predicted it, he says. [Terry] Bain’s denial rate of 9.6 percent is the lowest in the country. “I have no respect …