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Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Keep the politicians out of immigration reform debate (11/18)
Calling for a new approach to immigration reform.

Filed Under: Law
Texas couple accused of selling fake tribal membership cards (10/31)
Immigrants were told that the fake 'Yamassee' documents would prevent them from being deported.

Filed Under: Opinion
Albert Bender: US-backed genocide in Guatemalan spurs exodus (08/20)
Albert Bender discusses how genocide of the Maya people on Guatemala has contributed to the border crisis in the United States.

Filed Under: Opinion
Albert Bender: Fair treatment needed for indigenous migrants (08/18)
Albert Bender calls on President Barack Obama to develop a humane policy towards indigenous migrants.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Cure the US deficit by spending more money now (08/13)
Of course, the easiest way to balance the budget is to press ahead with health care reform.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Basketball coach understands better than governor (08/07)
Gyasi Ross sings the praises of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich over fear-mongering Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R).

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Donna Ennis: Open border to indigenous sisters and children (07/22)
Donna Ennis calls on the United States to open the border to indigenous women from Canada and indigenous children from Mexico and Central America.

Filed Under: National | World
Immigrants who speak Native languages face difficulty in US (07/14)
Native people make up a significant percentage of Mexican immigrants in New York City and many of them are running into language barriers.

Filed Under: Opinion
Mark Charles: Helping our nation move on from an incredible pain (07/07)
Our nation is in pain. Our people are in pain. And our land is in pain.

Filed Under: Opinion
Kitcki Carroll: Immigration reform must include first Americans (07/29)
Kitcki Carroll, the executive director of the United South and Eastern Tribes, discusses immigration reform.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Failure of immigration reform in age of austerity (07/15)
The debate over immigration reform in the House and the Senate is an interesting lens to examine the future of austerity.

Filed Under: Law
Law professor picks 1884 Indian law case as most important (04/25)
The Atlantic posed this Big Question: "What's the most important Supreme Court case no one's ever heard of?" A law professor named Elk v. Wilkins, an 1884 decision that considered...

Filed Under: National | Politics
AFN president talked to Rep. Young about use of ethnic slur (04/03)
Alaska Federation of Natives President Julie Kitka said she spoke to Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) about his use of an ethnic slur to describe Hispanic workers. In a radio interview...

Filed Under: National | Politics
Indian lawmaker draws applause for immigration comments (03/22)
Kansas Rep. Ponka-We Victors (D) drew applause for comments she made about immigration. Victors, a member of the Tohono O'odham Nation, is the only Indian lawmaker in the state. She...

Filed Under: National
Blog: Native man reacts to anti-immigrant protest in Arizona (02/06)
"After encountering yet another group of illegal immigration protesters spouting off the usual xenophobic, jingoist bromides, a Native American man in Tucson, Arizona, decides to stage a poignant, if...

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Obama acknowledges first Americans in immigration speech (01/30)
President Barack Obama outlined his immigration reform proposal on Tuesday, acknowledging the first Americans in his speech. Obama noted that most of the nation's population descends from immigrants or former...

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Woman accused of smuggling man thru Mohawk Reservation (01/15)
A Playboy magazine playmate is being accused of helping her boyfriend illegally enter the U.S. through the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation in New York. Colleen Shannon, 34, allegedly drove Robert...

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Supreme Court rules on Arizona's controversial immigration law (06/25)
The U.S. Supreme Court today issued its decision on SB1070, Arizona's controversial immigration law. The court ruled that most provisions of the law are pre-empted by federal law. That means...

Filed Under: Law
Supreme Court to hear dispute over Arizona immigrant law (12/12)
The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to hear a dispute over SB1070, Arizona's anti-immigration law. The controversial law allows state police officers to ask about people's immigration status. The Tohono...

Filed Under: Opinion
Letters: European settlers were the first illegal immigrants (12/12)
Julia A. King: "It was stunning to read Christopher Hewitt’s insinuation that “settlers” from Europe in the 17th century arrived in lands where there were no existing societies. The implication...

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