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What Is Biden’s Plan to Reunite Thousands of Migrant Families Torn Apart by Trump-Era Border Policy?

There is “much more work necessary to right the wrongs done to these families,” said Efrén Olivares, SPLC Tucson’s deputy legal director of immigrant justice.

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Advocates, Lawmakers Call Biden’s Pledge to Tribal Sovereignty a ‘Welcome Change’

The memo gives agencies 90 days to come up with a plan to work with tribes, calls on them to designate someone to work with tribal leaders, and requires yearly progress reports. Native American policy experts and Arizona lawmakers welcomed President Joe Biden’s order calling for stronger relations with tribal governments, with one saying it...

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Arizonans on Biden Inauguration: ‘Thank God’

Arizonans far and wide celebrated President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration Wednesday.

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Tribal Leaders Optimistic About Biden; Haaland Nomination a Good Start

Native leaders said they were encouraged by Biden’s past “track record with Indian Country.” The federal government may not have a stellar track record when it comes to keeping promises with Native Americans, but tribal leaders in Arizona said they think President-elect Joe Biden could be the exception. Their hopes were reinforced last week when...

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Arizona Electoral College Votes Confirm Biden Win

The location of the event was not publicly disclosed because of concerns about protesters. Arizona’s 11 Electoral College members cast their votes for Democrat Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris Monday, following state law that requires delegates from the party whose candidates received the most votes to back the winning candidate. The 11 electors...

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Navajo Health Director Dr. Jill Jim Named to Biden’s COVID-19 Advisory Board

Dr. Jill Jim has served as executive director of the Navajo Department of Health since 2019. President-elect Joe Biden has said dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic will be one of the first orders of business for his administration, and the head of the Navajo Health Department will be there to advise him on it. Biden’s...

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Joe Biden Wins Arizona

Biden is the second Democratic presidential candidate since 1948 to claim victory in the longtime Republican stronghold.