Trump Eyed ‘Far Higher’ Ratings in Pardoning Joe Arpaio as Hurricane Hit

The president defended the timing of his pardon of the former Arizona sheriff who was convicted of his hard-line tactics against illegal immigration.

A Guide to Joe Arpaio, the Longtime Sheriff Who Escaped Strife

He served six terms as sheriff of Maricopa County in Arizona before earning a criminal conviction and a presidential pardon. The Times first covered him in 1994.

Latinos Express Outrage After Trump Pardons Arpaio

By SIMON ROMERO August 25, 2017 ALBUQUERQUE — Few of President Trump’s actions have touched a nerve among Latinos across the political spectrum in the United States quite like his pardon of Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who was found...

Trump Pardons Joe Arpaio, Who Became Face of Crackdown on Illegal Immigration

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and MAGGIE HABERMAN August 25, 2017 WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday pardoned Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff whose aggressive efforts to hunt down and detain undocumented immigrants made him a...