127 immigrants arrested in past 30 days by MCSO

127 immigrants arrested in past 30 days by MCSO

Reported by: Lan Smith

Last Update: 6/17 4:31 pm

(Eric English) PHOENIX -- Maricopa County Sheriff Office (MCSO) arrested 27 undocumented immigrants Tuesday night at four different traffic stops in a three-hour period, while working in the northwest part of the Valley.

In the past 30 days, sheriff's deputies have arrested 127 undocumented immigrants.

Of those suspects, 106 of them were booked into the 4th Avenue Jail on felony charges.

To date, MCSO has arrested 1,396 immigrants on felony state and human smuggling charges.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio has vowed to continue enforcing all aspects of the state and federal immigration laws.

Arpaio has said that he will not be distracted nor deterred by civil rights activists or local and national politicians.

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