Ariz. tribe pushes citizenship bill
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The Tohono O'odham Nation is again lobbying for a bill that would ensure U.S. citizenship for all tribal members.

The tribe's reservation spans the U.S.-Mexico border and tribal members are supposed to be allowed free passage. But some lack birth certificates to document citizenship, which they say leads to harassment at the border.

Get the Story:
O'odham delegates to lobby Congress (The Arizona Daily Star 6/4)

Get the Bill:
To clarify the citizenship eligibility for certain members of the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona, and for other purposes (H.R.1502)

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