In what looks like an obvious case of Islamophobia, the American Civil Liberties Union has found out about a covert American national security program used to profile innocent Muslims as "national security concerns."
According to a Friday court filing, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is fighting against rulings made by U.S. District Judge Murray Snow to address findings of racial profiling in Arpaio's department, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio is warning fellow conservatives that the bipartisan immigration reform bill currently being debated in Congress is far better than the alternative: letting President Obama legalize undocumented immigrants by executive order.
Controversial Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio, who calls himself "America's Toughest Sheriff" and is known for his strong and vociferous stances against immigration, is arming his deputies with AR-15 assault rifles.
In an attempt to appear more receptive to immigration reform, House Republicans are expressing support for young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. But the rhetoric about their parents remains as harsh as ever.