Sheriff Joe Arpaio supports Arizona's new immigration law

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April 25, 2010, 6:17 am
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(NECN/KTVK: Maricopa County, AZ ) - Outspoken illegal immigration opponent Sheriff Joe Arpaio is known for his tough crackdowns on illegal immigrants.

He is cheering Arizona's new immigration law which was signed Friday by Governor Jan Brewer.
During a press conference Saturday,  Sheriff Joe Arpaio talked about how the bill will help him further his agenda.

Among other things, he said it gives him new authority to detain undocumented residents who aren't accused of committing other crimes.

Tags: Arizona, Phoenix, immigration, Joe Arpaio, Maricopa County
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