Arizona Republic:  “Manuel de Jesus Ortega Melendres wasn’t the first person to accuse the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office of racial profiling, but the legal resident’s lawsuit against the Sheriff’s Office was among the first legal challenges to Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s immigration-enforcement tactics.  The 4-year-old case today will go before a U.S. District Court judge, who could determine whether the case will move forward.  Since Ortega Melendres filed his lawsuit in December 2007, four other plaintiffs have joined the case”