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Allegation: Sheriff Arpaio lied under oath

In a long article, the Phoenix New Times blogs detailed testimony in a federal lawsuit against Arpaio. In one incident heard in court, legal US visitor Ortega Melendres was held in detention for 8 hours while his immigration status was being checked and alleges that he was the victim of racial profiling.  According to the article, Sheriff Arpaio and Deputies lied under oath in court.

The credibility of Sheriff Arpaio is critical to several ongoing birther lawsuits that have used a sworn affidavit from Arpaio in briefs filed