The suspected king pin has been deported numerous times.
Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies have arrested Javier Rito-Martinez and nine others suspected of being connected to the ring.
The suspected king pin has been deported at least eight times over the past decade.
Rito-Martinez was taken into custody after deputies served a search warrant on a home in Laveen.
The four-year smuggling ring is believed to have involved illegal aliens from southwestern Mexico.
Nine drophouses in various parts of the Valley were discovered as part of the investigation.