America's toughest Sheriff -Arizona's Joe Arpaio- is now going toe-to-toe with the misguided Obama Administration regarding his dogged determination to enforce the law... and in spite of significant pressure and legal roadblocks eminating from the Boy Wonder and crew.
Of course, racially-obsessed AG Eric Holder was already investigating Arpaio re. "racial profiling"- I guess the good Sheriff is expected to be equally on the lookout for Ukrainian immigrants down there in the Arizona desert- just to be fair about it.
USA Today reports that the Department of Homeland Security has stripped Maricopa County's Sheriff Joe of his authority to arrest suspected illegal immigrants based solely on their immigration status. DoHS chief and former Arizona Governor Janet Big Sis Napolitano is obviously under orders from the WH to keep Arpaio from enforcing imigration laws... or there soon won't be enough left to legalize -and register- prior to 2012's political reckoning.
But Sheriff Joe said Tuesday he plans to continue his controversial enforcement activities. “It’s all politics,” Arpaio told Arizona's East Valley Tribune. He also said he'll still be able to still conduct the crime sweeps under state human smuggling laws and an obscure federal law that allows local police to arrest illegal immigrants.
“Now I’m not under their control,” Arpaio said. “Nothing changes; that’s the irony of all of this.”
When asked why a recent federal audit of his operations wasn't released, the Sheriff said it was due to the fact that "we came out perfect"- and therefore not useful to the Obama Adminstration's efforts against him.
The principled and defiant Arpaio then stated that he'll soon conduct an operation “with a new twist.”...
Read more at the East Valley Tribune -here-
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