Omar Jadwat: Fighting Arizona's Racial Profiling Laws

Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio has long been in the national spotlight for his heavy-handed approach to immigration enforcement. Now, a number of groups have taken him to court for what they say are discriminatory practices that result in racial profiling in the Grand Canyon state. Omar Jadwat, Senior Staff Attorney with the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project, tells Laura Flanders the stakes involved in the lawsuit, and how activists can take on racially discriminatory policing nationwide.Distributed by

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