Ariz. Sheriff: I'll Jail Immigration Protesters
July 28, 2010 - 11:07 AMMaricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says that if protesters want to block his jail, he'll put them in it.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says that if protesters want to block his jail, he'll put them in it.
The Arizona law, which takes effect Thursday, requires officers enforcing other laws to check a person's immigration status if they suspect the person is in the country illegally.
Arpaio told ABC's "Good Morning America" he doesn't know "what the big hype is."
He says it's "a crime to be here illegally and everyone should enforce" the law.
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