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Arpaio suspends immigration efforts

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin,File)

An Arizona sheriff who led the way for local police across the country to take up immigration enforcement is reconsidering his crackdowns — and other law enforcement officials who followed his lead are expected to eventually back away, too.

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Lawyers fight Arpaio’s bid to bar records at trial

Lawyers pressing a racial profiling lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office urged a judge to let them introduce at trial citizen complaints that they say shows the sheriff based some of his immigration enforcement efforts on racially charged complaints that didn't allege actual crimes.

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