The Trump administration finally announced plans to distribute much-needed funding to Indian Country as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow in communities that have long been underserved by the federal government.
'Dynamiting these sacred sites and burial grounds is the same as bulldozing Arlington National Cemetery,' Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. said of the Trump administration's construction of the border wall.
Border patrol agents who shot and killed two Mexican teens in two separate incidents cannot be sued in the U.S. court system.
Two Arizonans -- one of them a tribal leader -- from two points on the border brought two very different ideas about the border wall to a hearing in the nation's capital.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States will be discussing the Trump administration's destruction of sacred sites at a hearing in Washington, D.C.
Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris said the 'controlled blasting' for a border wall that will ultimately cut through his reservation is just the latest example of the federal government ignoring its duty to consult with tribes.
There are real problems the American people are facing every day that need our attention.
The Trump administration waived environmental and other regulations on nearly one-quarter of Arizona’s border with Mexico last year to ease the way for border wall construction.
While a new year often ushers in hopeful anticipation about what can be achieved over the next 12 months, it’s important to remember that the divided government which shaped 2019 will continue to influence 2020.
This year's event focuses on the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and Two Spirit people.
U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared split on whether the family of a Mexican teen who was shot across the border and killed by a Border Patrol agent in Texas can sue the agent.
'You have that racist Stephen Miller in the White House, he has the ear of the president, then the president spews the racism that comes from Miller,' one Democratic member of Congress said.
The fate of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, is in the hands of the nation's highest court.
After traveling thousands of miles fleeing violence and discrimination, LGBTQ women -- many of them Indigenous -- find safety and support at T’ja Xuj.
Congress voted yet again to terminate President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the border, which he has cited to justify use of Pentagon funds for border construction.
'They are illegally stealing money from our troops,' a Democratic lawmaker said after the Trump administration announced a diversion of $3.6 billion in military funds for the border wall.
A new rule allows the federal government to detain minors and their families indefinitely in 'safe and sanitary' facilities, reflecting concern for minors’ 'vulnerability.'
Republican pushed an immigration bill through a party-line vote after preventing Democrats from offering amendments to it.
Attacking one of the only two Native women in Congress doesn't pay off within Democratic circles.
Why are fellow Indigenous Americans being detained on their ancestral land?
A House panel grilled Trump administration officials over migrant family separations and conditions at border detention facilities, but the hearing produced more partisan sparks than answers.
Mexico alone has nearly five times the number of people of Native ancestry than the U.S. and Canada combined.
Our military represents our nation’s strength across the globe and we cannot let politics get in the way of that.
The American Indian Coalition held up signs that included 'No one is illegal on stolen land' and 'Close the fascist concentration death camps now.'
The Trump administration wants to set new barriers for migrants seeking asylum at the southern border.
With deportation sweeps expected to start in major cities and footage of migrant families held in what critics call 'deplorable' conditions at the border, immigration rhetoric heated up on Capitol Hill.
It can be argued that thousands of 'Native' peoples are being detained but there are no exact figures on the number of people being detained in the U.S.
Countless numbers of children being kept in U.S. custody are Indigenous from Central America.
Undocumented immigrants and their families are being told to start preparing for possible deportation following a tweet from President Donald Trump.
Undocumented immigration from Mexico has dropped so significantly over a decade that Mexicans no longer make up the majority of those living in the U.S. illegally.
The children, many of them Indigenous, are dying. Where is the conscience of America?
The trial of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren ended without a verdict.
A 15-year-old Mexican teen was shot and killed in 'cold-blooded murder' by a border patrol agent, his family told the U.S. Supreme Court.
More people have been apprehended at the border in the past seven months than during any full year in the last decade.
For one of the more visible signs of a broken system, just look to the humanitarian and security crisis at the southern border, where the situation is rapidly getting worse each day and money is quickly running out to handle it effectively.
The number of migrants apprehended at the southern border surged to 144,278 in May, bringing the total for the first eight months of fiscal 2019 to 676,315, already more than any full year in the last decade.
Only seven Republicans joined Democrats in voting for the American Dream and Promise Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The trial of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren began with the prosecutor asserting that federal authorities are not targeting humanitarian aid along the border with Mexico.
Rick Desautel, a Colville veteran who lives in the U.S., has once again won the right to hunt on ancestral territory across the border.
A group of volunteers search for the remains of migrants who died trying to cross the southern U.S. deserts.
For the thousands of migrants showing up at the U.S.-Mexico border, health care is nearly impossible to afford.
When big cats cross from one country into another, they can fall victim to wildlife traffickers, drug cartels, highways and more emerging threats.
Democrats have proven time and again that they have no interest in securing our southern border and protecting American citizens.
Nearly two decades after the first executive order on tribal consultation, the federal government is still struggling to meet their trust and treaty responsibilities.
Shelters struggle to keep pace with the release of migrants into the community, while migrants once held in detention centers set out on their journeys as they await court hearings.
Federal officials have dropped off nearly 1,300 migrants in the city of Yuma, Arizona.
After two losses at the polls, Gavin Clarkson is back in the race in New Mexico.
Another day, another push by the Trump administration to focus on the U.S. border with Mexico.
Apprehensions at the southern border in the first half of fiscal 2019 are almost as high as the total for all of 2018, with the number of families rising more than three times.
'We’ll keep it closed for a long time, I’m not playing games,' the president said.
'They’re going to find a way regardless. They’re going to get in here.'
Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona), a survivor of sexual assault in the military, is serving on a task force to address the issue.
Life was already difficult for Native Americans who live along – and across – the border even before President Donald Trump declared a national emergency.
Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency, after both chambers of Congress rebuked his border emergency declaration.