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Cronkite News: Supreme Court strikes down law linked to violent crime
Law | National
Cronkite News: Supreme Court strikes down law linked to violent crime (April 18, 2018)
The Supreme Court ruled that a federal law allowing deportation of immigrants who commit 'crimes of violence' was unconstitutionally vague, a decision hailed by Arizona immigration lawyers as promising.

Tribes confront unique problems in battle against domestic violence
Law | National
Tribes confront unique problems in battle against domestic violence (April 10, 2018)
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians have had particularly interesting experiences as they hold non-Indians accountable for domestic violence.

Indigenous game helps arrivals, new and old, preserve traditions
National | Sports | World
Indigenous game helps arrivals, new and old, preserve traditions (March 13, 2018)
A ball game that has been played in Mexico for centuries gives indigenous people a way to maintain their traditions in the United States,

Associated Press forced to debunk article about Trump and Indians
National | Politics
Associated Press forced to debunk article about Trump and Indians (February 28, 2018)
An obviously fake article on a satirical website had to be debunked, again, after it claimed President Donald Trump wanted to ship Native Americans 'back to where they came from – India.'

Leader of Winnebago Tribe clashes with sheriff over racial profiling
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Leader of Winnebago Tribe clashes with sheriff over racial profiling (February 27, 2018)
The leader of the Winnebago Tribe is criticizing a local sheriff's decision to allow jailers to be deputized so they can enforce federal immigration laws.

Cronkite News: Congress passes bill to end another short shutdown
National | Politics
Cronkite News: Congress passes bill to end another short shutdown (February 9, 2018)
A brief government shutdown ended amid opposition from an unusual coalition of budget hawks and immigration advocates.

Cronkite News: Marathon speech serves as rallying cry for Dreamers
National | Politics
Cronkite News: Marathon speech serves as rallying cry for Dreamers (February 8, 2018)
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s unprecedented, all-day floor speech demanding a vote on #Dreamers legislation became a rallying cry for advocates, as Congress prepares to vote on another budget extension to keep the government open.

Cronkite News: Immigration bills see little White House support
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Cronkite News: Immigration bills see little White House support (February 6, 2018)
Sen. John McCain introduced a bill Monday that gives Dreamers a path to citizenship and calls for beefed-up border security – but excludes border wall funding, causing the president to brand it a 'waste of time.'

Cronkite News: Another shutdown deadline approaches in Washington
National | Politics
Cronkite News: Another shutdown deadline approaches in Washington (February 2, 2018)
With a week to go before the budget expires, and Congress not meeting again until Monday, there is little outward sign of progress on spending or DACA bills that could head off the next government shutdown.

Cronkite News: Republican calls for arrest of 'illegal aliens' at U.S. Capitol
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Cronkite News: Republican calls for arrest of 'illegal aliens' at U.S. Capitol (January 31, 2018)
Two Arizona lawmakers invited DACA recipients as guests to the State of the Union address, where another lawmaker said the immigrants should be arrested by Capitol Police if they cannot provide their papers.

Cronkite News: Trump immigration and border plan slammed as racist
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Cronkite News: Trump immigration and border plan slammed as racist (January 29, 2018)
A White House plan to give a path to citizenship for 1.8 million immigrants in exchange for a border wall and tougher immigration policies is being attacked from all sides.

Cronkite News: White House promises to deliver immigration plan
National | Politics | World
Cronkite News: White House promises to deliver immigration plan (January 26, 2018)
A reported White House plan could give the so-called Dreamers a path to citizenship over 10 or more years.

Cronkite News: Border Patrol agents accused of vandalism in Arizona
Environment | National | World
Cronkite News: Border Patrol agents accused of vandalism in Arizona (January 25, 2018)
Seven humanitarian aid workers with the advocacy group No More Deaths are facing multiple federal misdemeanor charges, while another volunteer has been charged with harboring undocumented immigrants, a felony.

Border wall opposed by Tohono O'odham Nation 'off the table' in D.C.
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Border wall opposed by Tohono O'odham Nation 'off the table' in D.C. (January 24, 2018)
An offer to fund a wall along the United States border with Mexico is 'off the table,' according to the top Democrat in the Senate.

President Trump signs bill to end three days of government shutdown
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President Trump signs bill to end three days of government shutdown (January 23, 2018)
The shutdown of the federal government is over after three days of confusion.

Cronkite News: Children of immigrants eye permanent 'Dreamers' solution
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Cronkite News: Children of immigrants eye permanent 'Dreamers' solution (January 17, 2018)
A permanent solution for the so-called 'Dreamers' will require an act of Congress, pro-DACA activists, along with dozens of DACA recipients, said at a rally in Arizona.

Cronkite News: Trump slams program for children of undocumented migrants
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Cronkite News: Trump slams program for children of undocumented migrants (January 16, 2018)
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services will continue accepting renewal applications under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

Gyasi Ross: Everyone mad about Trump should have listened to Native people
Opinion | Politics
Gyasi Ross: Everyone mad about Trump should have listened to Native people (January 16, 2018)
Donald Trump has repeatedly said untrue disgusting lies about Native for decades hoping to harm Native communities.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Native people are no stranger to Trump's ethnic slurs
Opinion | Politics
Doug George-Kanentiio: Native people are no stranger to Trump's ethnic slurs (January 16, 2018)
No national media outlet has contacted indigenous leaders or commentators to inquire as to their thoughts about immigration and the use of blatantly racist remarks by Donald Trump.

Tim Giago: Indian Country in danger as long as Donald Trump remains in office
Opinion | Politics
Tim Giago: Indian Country in danger as long as Donald Trump remains in office (January 15, 2018)
Donald J. Trump just unleashed the word 'shit' into the national and international lexicon as a part of the everyday usage by American politicians.

Lornet Turnbull: President Trump again plays to his base with racist comments
Opinion | Politics
Lornet Turnbull: President Trump again plays to his base with racist comments (January 15, 2018)
Perhaps President Trump will grind his base down to the smallest nubbin of a demographic. Polls show his numbers are dropping.

Cronkite News: Tohono O'odham Nation considered deadliest migrant trail
Environment | National | World
Cronkite News: Tohono O'odham Nation considered deadliest migrant trail (October 27, 2017)
'The Sonoran Desert has a secret,' artist Alvaro Enciso said. 'Not very many people know about 3,000 casualties here, 2,000 people missing.'

The Conversation: Indigenous people invented the so-called 'American Dream'
Opinion
The Conversation: Indigenous people invented the so-called 'American Dream' (October 10, 2017)
On Indigenous Peoples Day, it’s worth underscoring something that many archaeologists know: many of the values that inspire the American Dream originate with native North Americans.

Gyasi Ross: Donald Trump threatens our indigenous relatives with new form of termination
Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Donald Trump threatens our indigenous relatives with new form of termination (September 12, 2017)
Writing for The Huffington Post, Gyasi Ross offers an indigenous perspective on the end of the Dreamers program for children of immigrants.

First Americans and New Americans come together to address shared concerns
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First Americans and New Americans come together to address shared concerns (September 11, 2017)
With immigration and border policies changing dramatically under President Trump, a unique event is seeking to bridge the divide between the first Americans and more recent arrivals.

Cronkite News: President Trump ends program for children of undocumented immigrants
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Cronkite News: President Trump ends program for children of undocumented immigrants (September 5, 2017)
The Trump administration is rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for children of undocumented immigrants.

Mark Charles: A Native perspective is missing in America's immigration debate
Opinion
Mark Charles: A Native perspective is missing in America's immigration debate (September 5, 2017)
Because of our nation's history, and who is making the arguments, does not the entire conversation border on the absurd?

Steve Russell: President Trump throws brown people under the bus with pardon of ex-sheriff
Law | Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: President Trump throws brown people under the bus with pardon of ex-sheriff (August 28, 2017)
By pardoning Joe Arpaio, our law and order president has endorsed treating brown people differently than white people, Steve Russell writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Jenni Monet: Indigenous rights activists respond to White supremacist rhetoric
National | Politics
Jenni Monet: Indigenous rights activists respond to White supremacist rhetoric (August 28, 2017)
Indigenous and Latino rights advocates stood together to protest racial inequality in Arizona’s justice system as President Donald Trump returned to their state for the first time since the election.

Cronkite News: President Trump trashes Sen. McCain as crowds flock to rally in Arizona
National | Politics
Cronkite News: President Trump trashes Sen. McCain as crowds flock to rally in Arizona (August 23, 2017)
President Donald Trump returned to Arizona for the first time since the election, flinging heat about illegal immigration, the media and Arizona's elected leaders.

YES! Magazine: Statistics show White people are safer in diverse communities
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YES! Magazine: Statistics show White people are safer in diverse communities (August 21, 2017)
New data on violent deaths shows that all people are safer living in diverse places—but especially White people.

Cronkite News: Backlogs at immigration courts reach a record high in Trump era
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Cronkite News: Backlogs at immigration courts reach a record high in Trump era (August 9, 2017)
Immigration court cases waiting to be heard hit an all-time high in June despite the hiring of more judges and a Trump administration directive to expedite cases.

Cronkite News: President Trump backs bill to impose limits on immigration
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Cronkite News: President Trump backs bill to impose limits on immigration (August 3, 2017)
President Donald Trump threw his support behind a bill that would slash immigration and create a merit-based system favoring those who speak English, have higher education and high-paying job offers.

Peter d'Errico: Addressing the real problem with immigration in America
Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Addressing the real problem with immigration in America (July 3, 2017)
The debate on immigration requires addressing the domination of the original peoples of the land, Peter d'Errico writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Cronkite News: Donald Trump seeks to hire thousands of border officers
National | Politics
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.

Cronkite News: Attorney General Sessions links sanctuary cities to gangs
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Cronkite News: Attorney General Sessions links sanctuary cities to gangs (April 19, 2017)
Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeated criticisms of sanctuary cities, calling them a threat to U.S. safety that “dangerously undermine” efforts to stop transnational criminal gangs.

Cronkite News: Trump administration sued over border wall plans
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Cronkite News: Trump administration sued over border wall plans (April 13, 2017)
Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, and the Center for Biological Diversity challenged President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall on environmental grounds.

First State of Indian Nations address in the new Donald Trump era
National | Politics
First State of Indian Nations address in the new Donald Trump era (February 13, 2017)
National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby is delivering the speech in Washington, D.C.

Larry Spotted Crow Mann: Indigenous people continue to sacrifice
Opinion
Larry Spotted Crow Mann: Indigenous people continue to sacrifice (February 13, 2017)
Immigration conversation is opportune time to reflect on the First People of this land.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Donald Trump ain't seen nothin' yet
Opinion
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Donald Trump ain't seen nothin' yet (February 3, 2017)
Donald Trump has no idea of the spiritual and moral courage that is embodied in the hearts and souls of the Indian people.

Cronkite News: Tohono O'odham Nation concerned about border wall
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Cronkite News: Tohono O'odham Nation concerned about border wall (February 2, 2017)
Before September 11, 2001, a barbed wire fence was all that marked the border on the reservation.

Democrats force a delay in vote on President Trump's tribal jurisdiction foe
Law | National | Politics
Democrats force a delay in vote on President Trump's tribal jurisdiction foe (January 31, 2017)
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) has refused to say whether he will defend the tribal jurisdiction provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.

Leaders of key Senate panel divided on Dakota Access Pipeline
Environment | National | Politics
Leaders of key Senate panel divided on Dakota Access Pipeline (January 30, 2017)
Like most Republicans, Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota) supports completion of the controversial project even though Indian Country doesn't want it.

President Trump ignores tribes in executive order on US-Mexico border wall
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President Trump ignores tribes in executive order on US-Mexico border wall (January 25, 2017)
Indian Country has already been excluded from prior border security efforts.

Native Sun News Editorial: 'Free land' was taken from our ancestors
Opinion
Native Sun News Editorial: 'Free land' was taken from our ancestors (August 30, 2016)
The land may have been free land to the immigrants, but to American Indians, it was a massive theft of Indians lands now claimed by the United States government.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Iroquois people are well versed in the illegal immigration experience
Opinion | Politics
Doug George-Kanentiio: Iroquois people are well versed in the illegal immigration experience (August 4, 2016)
The Republican Party wants to do what we Iroquois could not: forcibly arrest, detain and expel an estimated 11.4 million people who have entered the U.S. in violation of immigration laws.

Gyasi Ross: Crazy White people have turned into the new Indians
Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Crazy White people have turned into the new Indians (January 8, 2016)
When I hear these silly and hairy militia men in Oregon talk about the government taking 'their land,' my first thought is 'take a number.'

Sandra LaFleur: Indigenous people helped European strangers
Canada | Opinion | World
Sandra LaFleur: Indigenous people helped European strangers (December 14, 2015)
When the European explorers floated, half dead and starving onto Turtle Island’s shores, First Nations folk had to nurse the sailors back to health.

Gyasi Ross: Native nations developed immigration policies too
Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Native nations developed immigration policies too (December 1, 2015)
As a matter of historical record, different Native groups adapted their positions and policies based upon changing circumstances and relationships with the European immigrants.

Christie Michelle Poitra: Sorry but settlers are immigrants too
Opinion
Christie Michelle Poitra: Sorry but settlers are immigrants too (November 9, 2015)
Ann Coulter’s beliefs about the history of the United States are steeped in a Manifest Destiny narrative.

Pope Francis fails to address mistreatment of tribes in California
National
Pope Francis fails to address mistreatment of tribes in California (September 24, 2015)
Chairman Valentin Lopez of the Amah Mutsun Band estimates that 100,000 to 150,000 Indians died during the mission era of the 1700s and 1800s.

Wayuu Tribe upset with crackdown along border in Venezuela
World
Wayuu Tribe upset with crackdown along border in Venezuela (September 9, 2015)
Some tribal members said they haven't been able to freely cross the Venezuela-Colombia border as promised.

Doug George-Kanentiio: The Native roots of Syrian refugee crisis
Opinion | World
Doug George-Kanentiio: The Native roots of Syrian refugee crisis (September 9, 2015)
Any Native person who knows their history can see the similarities between the massive influx of refugees into Europe from Africa and Syria.

Venezuela dispatches troops to territory of 'feared' Wayuu Tribe
World
Venezuela dispatches troops to territory of 'feared' Wayuu Tribe (September 8, 2015)
The government in Venezuela is cracking down on smuggling and immigration in a region near the border with Colombia.

Tim Giago: Republicans show hypocrisy on the 14th Amendment
Opinion | Politics
Tim Giago: Republicans show hypocrisy on the 14th Amendment (September 3, 2015)
The Republican candidate for the presidency of the United States brought it up first.

Opinion: Islamic extremists are making inroads on reservations
Opinion | World
Opinion: Islamic extremists are making inroads on reservations (August 31, 2015)
In recent years, Muslims have made inroads onto Indian reservations.

Simon Moya-Smith: A Republican slur on our indigenous relatives
Opinion | Politics
Simon Moya-Smith: A Republican slur on our indigenous relatives (August 28, 2015)
For years I’ve said it is ironic that the descendants of a continent across an ocean would have the audacity to refer to the southern indigenous people of this continent as 'illegal.'

Steve Russell: Donald Trump hasn't shown me his documentation
Opinion
Steve Russell: Donald Trump hasn't shown me his documentation (July 10, 2015)
Since I read history, I consider all the colonists to be undocumented but, unlike The Donald Trump, I understand that most of them are decent people as individuals.

Texas duo pleads guilty for selling fake tribal membership cards
Law
Texas duo pleads guilty for selling fake tribal membership cards (June 3, 2015)
Humberto Reveles and Maria Isabel Lerma admitted they sold fraudulent documents to immigrants.

Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Obama acknowledges European colonization
Opinion
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Obama acknowledges European colonization (December 9, 2014)
President Obama went out on a political limb with his executive order allowing an estimated 5 million undocumented immigrants to remain in the US.

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