As President Trump was hailing the pace of border wall construction, Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. was bemoaning it as a project that continues to destroy sacred sites.
Tribal leaders are once again questioning the Trump administration's commitment to their people, with the official who has been working on Indian Country issues being moved out of the White House in the middle of a pandemic.
'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.
Federal law enforcement shootings have escaped heightened scrutiny even though most of the victims have been black, Hispanic or Native American, according to the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism.
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 Trump administration can enforce a new rule that will require immigrants show they will not need public assistance before they can gain admission to the United States.
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.
A new rule allows the federal government to detain minors and their families indefinitely in 'safe and sanitary' facilities, reflecting concern for minors’ 'vulnerability.'
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.
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.
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.
Undocumented immigrants can be held without bail, possibly years after they have committed a deportable crime.
The Indian Law Resource Center is calling for a full investigation into the death of Jackeline Caal, a 7-year-old Maya Q’eqchi’ girl from Guatemala.
The Department of Homeland Security was not fully prepared to enforce the Trump administration’s 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy or handle its consequences.
Federal and state authorities are coordinating in anticipation of protests against the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Immigration officials continue to face fire for separating migrant families at the U.S. border.
Republican John McCain called the forced separation of families an 'affront to the decency of the American people' as the Trump administration continued to defend the controversial policy.
'If you come here illegally, whether you’re single, whether you have a family ... you’ve broken the law," Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said.
The Department of Homeland Security is expediting the construction of a border wall, acting on the campaign promises of President Donald Trump.
The Blackfeet Nation has secured a $100,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security to assist with border protection efforts.
The Department of Homeland Security invoked a waiver of environmental and other regulations to speed construction of projects along the United States border with Mexico.
According to the Government Accountability Office, federal agencies are failing to collect data on Native trafficking victims.
A Trump administration plan to hire thousands of border and immigration officers has advocates concerned about corruption and misconduct.
Of the four federal agencies that investigate or prosecute human trafficking, three aren't required to confirm whether a victim is Native American.
Some tribes have already made their position on a border wall very clear: they don't want it.
Chairman Ed Manuel and Vice Chairman Verlon Jose asked the Department of Homeland Security for a seat at the table.
Eight of the Republican president-elect's picks are going before the Senate this week.
At least 18 people on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana have been caught stealing and auditors are worried about fraud.
Writer says tribes should be included in border security initiatives:
Janet Napolitano, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, announced her resignation on Friday.
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,...
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...
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...
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...