While Indigenous leaders work to address issues they face with U.S.-Mexico border policy, Indigenous people must continue to grapple with the everyday impacts of increasing border enforcement.
For some families, seeking better opportunities means leaving behind their loved ones, including children.
With strong, rich roots in the U.S., Black people are part of this country’s immigration narrative.
While Indigenous and other people of color traditionally lack the power to enact racism, we can and do exercise clear racial prejudice against Black people.
Our healthcare and food systems depend on immigrant workers, including those who are undocumented. Greater protections for them would be good for everyone.