Ariz. illegal immigrant arrests top 1K


By Paul Giblin
The Tribune (Mesa, Ariz.)

MESA, Ariz. — The number of suspected illegal immigrants arrested under the state's felony human smuggling law surpassed 1,000 when Maricopa County deputies arrested 25 suspects earlier this week.

The tally stands at 1,003, Sheriff Joe Arpaio said during a news conference Wednesday in downtown Phoenix.

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