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Posted byon November 19, 2013 at 5:39 PM EST
Today, President Obama met with nine of the Nation’s foremost innovators, creative thinkers, and builders of the future—the American recipients of 2013 Nobel Prizes in natural sciences and economics. The President was joined in the meeting by OSTP Director John P. Holdren, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) Jason Furman, Ambassador Björn Lyrvall of Sweden, Ambassador Kåre Aas of Norway; and a number of the Nobel Laureates’ family members
Posted byon November 15, 2013 at 5:00 PM EST
At a naturalization ceremony, Vice President Joe Biden highlights the Obama Administration’s celebration of citizenship and across the board commitment to passing commonsense immigration reform that includes a pathway to earned citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living and working in the U.S. today.
Posted byon November 15, 2013 at 10:08 AM EST
Hosted at the 30-year old Filipino Cultural Center, the White House Initiative on AAPIs Regional Interagency Work Group community, convening in Overland, Kansas, gathered over 40 individuals representing immigrant communities from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, the Philippines, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Posted byon November 11, 2013 at 3:15 PM EST
The success of our military, and indeed, our nation as a whole, is rooted in the dynamism, courage and sacrifice demonstrated by generations of immigrants who have answered the call of duty.
Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 6:30 PM EST
Weekly Wrap Up: Remarks on the Economy, Affordable Health Care for Texans, Business Leaders and Immigration Reform, Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, White House Tours Resume, Celebrating Diwali, and "Careers in Film Symposium."
Posted byon November 5, 2013 at 8:20 PM EST
In a meeting with the President and Vice President at the White House, a group of top U.S. business leaders discuss the importance of commonsense immigration reform to bolster U.S. economic growth, and improve the climate for business and job creation.
Posted byon November 5, 2013 at 1:10 PM EST
Domestic Violence Awareness Month has come to a close, but I want to make sure immigrant survivors are not forgotten by shedding light on the important ways in which sensible immigration reform that has already passed the Senate will protect victims and hold abusers accountable.
Posted byon October 31, 2013 at 4:07 PM EST
As a first-generation American whose own family emigrated from the Philippines, I always relish the opportunity to hear personal stories of immigration. As Filipino American History Month comes to a close, I want to share a story from Angelo Mathay, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) law fellow at the National Immigration Law Center.
Posted byon October 31, 2013 at 3:29 PM EST
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) approved the statutory maximum 10,000 petitions for U nonimmigrant status (U visas) for immigrant victims of crime, including domestic violence, for the fourth straight year since it began issuing U visas in 2008.
Posted byon October 25, 2013 at 5:10 PM EST
The weekly wrap up: addressing HealthCare.gov, talking immigration reform, the White House goes pink, and meeting with the Prime Minister of Pakistan.