A third of O'odham tribal members lack papers
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About 8,400 members of the 25,000-member Tohono O'odham Nation lack documentation to prove their U.S. citizenship, The Christian Science Monitor reports.

The tribe's land straddles the U.S.-Mexico border and tribal members have always gone back and forth. But without documentation, crossing can be difficult.

To remedy the problem, Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) has introduced a bill to grant all tribal members U.S. citizenship. The bill is opposed by some in Arizona and some immigration critics.

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A tribe's tale of three identities (The Christian Science Monitor 4/30)

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