A federal judge ruled Friday that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially profiles people.
Schools in Indian Country are starting to feel the effects of across-the-board federal budget cuts known as sequestration. For the Navajo Nation that means larger class sizes, putting off building repairs and fewer buses — which is a big deal where children travel up to 70 miles to get to school.
Far-reaching legislation to grant a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night after supporters somberly sidestepped a controversy over the rights of gay spouses.
Two provisions in the Senate immigration bill would make it easier for foreigners over the age of 55 to spend time in the U.S. One provision specifically helps Canadian snowbirds visit the States longer.
According to one academic, if voted upon today, the Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill would fail by 15 votes in the House. But this academic is using his data with the hope of changing the bill's fate.
The Sundance Film Institute says four Native American filmmakers will be on the Mescalero Apache reservation in Southern New Mexico this week. The visit is the first stage of development for Native writers and directors hoping to release independent films in the coming years.