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Arizona Border Patrol Agent Hits Guatemalan Man with Work Truck, Calls Migrants ‘Subhuman’: Prosecutors

Federal prosecutors say that Nogales, Ariz., Border Patrol Agent Matthew Bowen not only used his government vehicle as a weapon against a migrant but he also repeatedly degraded migrants in text messages to colleagues calling them “subhuman” and talking of “frying” Guatemalans with his Taser. Documents, filed in US District…

Arpaio Pardon Unconstitutional, Justice Groups Challenge

Justice groups on Monday filed court briefs urging a judge to reject President Trump’s pardon of the racist ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio. The same day, prosecutors for the Department of Justice agreed with Trump’s decision — and Arpaio’s lawyers — and stated that Arpaio’s guilty verdict should be vacated. “A pardon…

Trump Pardons Convicted Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio

UPDATED: AUG. 25, 2017 / 8:40 p.m. President Donald Trump on Friday night followed through on his suggestion earlier this week to pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who last month was found guilty of criminal contempt after violating a court order that instructed him to stop racially profiling Latino…

Bilingual Invitation Sends Arizona Mayor Into an Orange Hued Fit

An Arizona mayor made headlines for his outburst over receiving a bilingual U.S.-Mexico Border Mayors Association meeting invitation, saying he refuses an invitation “in Spanish/Mexican.” Mayor Ken Taylor of Huachuca City, Arizona, used divisive rhetoric strikingly similar to the derogatory tone that has fueled Trump’s campaign since day one. “I…