Although it has been more than a decade since SB 1070 was passed by the Legislature and Joe Arpaio no longer serves as Maricopa County Sheriff, Arizonans continue to experience discrimination, hostility, and civil rights violations due to perceived immigration status. As a result, protecting immigrants’ rights remains a critical issue for the ACLU of Arizona. 

Customs and Border Protection overstep their legal authority along the northern and southern borders every day. To learn about how partner organizations have joined forces to hold CBP officers accountable and demand greater transparency in their operations, visit