Immigration

Arizona's Sheriff Joe Needs President Trump

A controversial crackdown on immigrants in Maricopa County has been blunted by lawsuits, but the presidential election could bring it back.

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, backed Donald Trump from the moment he decided to run for president. Arpaio says he likes the billionaire because he's been nice to Ava, his wife of 58 years. But there's more to it: Trump represents hope for Arpaio, whose tough police tactics have gotten him in hot water.

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