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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on human trafficking
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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on human trafficking (July 17, 2017)
According to the Government Accountability Office, federal agencies are failing to collect data on Native trafficking victims.

Cronkite News: Donald Trump seeks to hire thousands of border officers
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Cronkite News: Donald Trump seeks to hire thousands of border officers (April 26, 2017)
A Trump administration plan to hire thousands of border and immigration officers has advocates concerned about corruption and misconduct.

More data needed to address human trafficking in Indian Country
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More data needed to address human trafficking in Indian Country (April 19, 2017)
Of the four federal agencies that investigate or prosecute human trafficking, three aren't required to confirm whether a victim is Native American.

Secretary Zinke confirms role in talking to tribes about unwanted border wall
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Secretary Zinke confirms role in talking to tribes about unwanted border wall (March 29, 2017)
Some tribes have already made their position on a border wall very clear: they don't want it.

Tohono O'odham Nation leaders share concerns about border wall
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Tohono O'odham Nation leaders share concerns about border wall (February 21, 2017)
Chairman Ed Manuel and Vice Chairman Verlon Jose asked the Department of Homeland Security for a seat at the table.

Confirmation hearings open for first of Donald Trump's nominees
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Confirmation hearings open for first of Donald Trump's nominees (January 10, 2017)
Eight of the Republican president-elect's picks are going before the Senate this week.

Chippewa Cree Tribe faces additional review of federal funding
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Chippewa Cree Tribe faces additional review of federal funding (June 23, 2015)
At least 18 people on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana have been caught stealing and auditors are worried about fraud.

Opinion: Tribes need seat at table for border security initiatives
Opinion | World
Opinion: Tribes need seat at table for border security initiatives (August 13, 2014)
Writer says tribes should be included in border security initiatives:

Homeland Security  Secretary Janet Napolitano stepping down
Politics
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano stepping down (July 15, 2013)
Janet Napolitano, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, announced her resignation on Friday.

GAO recommends working with tribes on border security issues
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GAO recommends working with tribes on border security issues (April 8, 2013)
The Government Accountability Office is urging the Department of Homeland Security to work more closely with tribes on border issues. The U.S. Border Patrol has signed government-to-government agreements with some,...

DHS Secretary Napolitano supports tribal disaster requests
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DHS Secretary Napolitano supports tribal disaster requests (March 8, 2012)
Tribes should be treated like state governments in requesting disaster declarations, Secretary Janet Napolitano of the Department of Homeland Security said on Wednesday. Under the Stafford Act, only states can...

Sen. Tester: 'Security' bill poses a threat to tribal sovereignty
Opinion
Sen. Tester: 'Security' bill poses a threat to tribal sovereignty (December 1, 2011)
The following is the opinion of Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana). Montana’s Indian Country is sacred ground for all of the Big Sky’s tribes. Tribal lands safeguard and preserve ceremonial sites...

Navajo Nation ready to issue ID cards to 300K-plus members
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Navajo Nation ready to issue ID cards to 300K-plus members (November 2, 2011)
The Navajo Nation will start issuing identification cards to all 300,048 of its citizens. The card will include the holder's name, photo, date of birth and Certificate of Indian Blood...

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