One of every five people on the Navajo Nation in Arizona is considered food insecure. That means they may not know where their next meal is coming from. A community on the western edge of the reservation has just gotten a grant to help.
November 25, 2014
Immigrants around the region have mixed reactions to the long-awaited executive action on immigration that President Barack Obama announced Thursday.
November 21, 2014
Mexico has marked the 104th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution. This year, the day was transformed into a platform for nationwide protests. Anguish is mounting over the government’s response to the murders of 43 college students in September.
An attorney representing immigrant women and children detained in New Mexico said she got a call alerting her that 24 of her clients would be transferred to Texas the next day.
Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."
The federal government so far has paid more than $225 million to American Indian landowners. And it has restored 375,000 acres to tribal governments.
For the first nomination of his incoming administration, Governor-elect Greg Abbott has tapped Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos to be the next Texas Secretary of State.
The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday it will soon close a detention center housing immigrant families in New Mexico.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors denied a request from Ron Barber’s campaign Tuesday to delay the certification of election results.
American Indian and Alaska Native children suffer exposure to violence at rates higher than any other race in the United States, according to a 2013 federal report.
Pima County finished counting all ballots from the Nov. 4 general election. But there still isn’t an official winner in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional race. Republican Martha McSally beat Democratic incumbent Ron Barber by just 161 votes and a recount is likely.
A federal judge in Tucson ordered the name of the U.S. Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Mexican teenager should be made public.
The Navajo presidential election is tentatively set for Dec. 23. The tribe could get a new Navajo president for Christmas, if the current candidate remains on the ballot.
A case now before the courts in Texas may set a precedent in alleged racial profiling cases brought against the Border Patrol. If it succeeds, it would open a pathway for people to sue an individual agent, not simply the Border Patrol as an institution.
More delays and more confusion in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District race. About 200 more early ballots have been discovered by Pima County elections workers.