U.S. judge throws out Arizona sheriff's immigration suit against Obama

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announces newly launched program aimed at providing security around schools in Anthem ArizonaWASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit brought against Barack Obama by an Arizona police chief who called the U.S. president’s sweeping immigration reforms unconstitutional, saying the plaintiff lacked legal standing in the case. Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied the demand by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for a preliminary injunction to halt the policies. …

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