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Save the Date: Implementing VAWA in California

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Implementing VAWA in California: Navigating Jurisdictional Waters
Yurok Tribal Office, Klamath, CA
November 17-18, 2016

This FREE regional training event will address topics including: 122 more words



Claudia’s Story

I came to the US about 9 years ago to work as an intern at my home country consulate. On paper, it was the perfect setting. 2,136 more words

Immigration Status

Another Win-Lose Situation: Reactions to SCOTUS decision in U.S. v. Bryant

By: Heather Torres | Intern | heather.torres@procopio.com

On June 13, 2016 in its decision on U.S. v. Bryant, the Supreme Court held that uncounseled tribal court convictions that are compliant with the Indian Civil Rights Act (ICRA), are predicate offenses under the Indian Country domestic assault habitual offender statute. 436 more words

Tulalip Tribe's Written Testimony Submitted to Senate Indian Affairs Committee

Download Tulalip’s June 1st letter and attachments here.

Link to previous coverage of S.2785 and S.2920 here.


Sanders Work On Native American Issues

A Sanders campaign consultant for Native Americans, reminded people of all Sanders work as the co-sponsor of the  2013 Violence Against Women Act.  The Act featured an unprecedented increase in sovereign jurisdiction of tribes over non-Indians. 189 more words

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Claims and Counterclaims Mass Incarceration

Feb 25, 2016 (San Diego) We have had many claims made by the Hillary Clinton Campaign that Bernie Sanders voted for the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994… 718 more words