Trump Administration

Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance

For the third year in a row the Trump administration has proposed eliminating funding for a Native American college scholarship program. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the fund gives assistance to thousands of tribal students across the country.


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Construction crews have started blasting hills at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in Arizona to clear space for a new border wall system.

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The Interior Department has suspended oil and gas leases on 4,200 acres in eastern Arizona following a lawsuit brought by conservation groups. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, they allege officials violated federal law by not conducting proper environmental review.


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A movement to draw attention to Native American women and girls who have been killed or reported missing is expanding in some areas to include males.

U.S. Sending Mexican Migrants 1,000 Miles From Border

Jan 15, 2020
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The Trump administration says it's sending Mexicans who cross the border in Arizona on flights to the central Mexico city of Guadalajara — roughly 1,000 miles away.

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