• Hispanic Group to Justice: Investigate Sheriff Paul Babeu
    posted by Terry Greene Sterling at 21 February, 11:35 AM  0 
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    Req for DOJ investigation Babeu

    This letter was sent to DOJ by a Hispanic Civil Rights group, Respect-Respeto.  The group seeks an investigation of alleged abuse of power by Sheriff Paul Babeu. In the letter, the group says it wants to know whether Babeu, in allegedly threatening to deport his former boyfriend, abused his position of power and authority.

    Respect-Respeto notes  immigrants are commonly intimidated with  threats of deportation by lovers, bosses and landlords.

    Stay tuned for a Justice response.

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    Bio: Journalist Terry Greene Sterling has lived in Arizona most of her life, and has reported on the political brawls and human tragedies that have long made Arizona the focus of national news. She was raised on an Arizona cattle ranch, and learned to speak Spanish at the same time she learned English. The author of Illegal, Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone, Sterling has been honored with more than 50 national and regional journalism awards. She was named Virg Hill Journalist of the Year, Arizona’s highest journalism honor, three times. She was a staff writer for Phoenix New Times for 14 years before branching out on her own. She is a contributor for The Daily Beast, and Writer-in-Residence at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. Her work has also appeared in The Washington Post, Newsweek.com, Salon.com, Rollingstone.com, The Nieman Narrative Digest, Phoenix Magazine, The Arizona Republic, Arizona Highways, High Country News, and Preservation Magazine. She tweets @tgsterling and blogs about immigration in Arizona at terrygreenesterling.com.

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