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Arizona Sheriff Gets Skeptical D.C. Welcome in Immigration Fight

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Arizona sheriff Joseph Arpaio’s claims that President Barack Obama’s immigration policy changes are illegal were greeted skeptically by a U.S. judge who questioned whether the lawman is eligible to challenge the alterations, most of which won’t take effect till next year.

Arpaio, sheriff in Maricopa County which includes Phoenix, sued last month in a challenge to Obama’s decision to give reprieves from deportation to as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants based on their family ties to the U.S.