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Posted byon May 31, 2011 at 4:57 PM EDT
Felicia Escobar, Senior Policy Advisor for the Domestic Policy Council, describes a White House roundtable on immigrant integration.
Posted byon May 31, 2011 at 10:45 AM EDT
On May 10th, President Obama issued a call to action to fix our broken immigration system so that it works for our 21st century economic and national security needs. Over the past three weeks, we’ve had hundreds of Americans in all parts of the country and all walks of life participate in conversations about realistic solutions to fixing our broken immigration system.
Posted byon May 25, 2011 at 12:32 PM EDT
Immigrants make extraordinary contributions to our economic well-being, and as President Obama recently reaffirmed, fixing our broken immigration system is an important part of ensuring America's competitiveness and ability to win in the 21st century.
Posted byon May 24, 2011 at 7:03 PM EDT
Este mes, mientras miles visitaban nuestros parques nacionales, caminaban por las Smoky Mountains y Everglades, o admiraban la Estatua de la Libertad y Mount Rushmore, casi 100 personas visitaron un parque nacional por motivos muy distintos: para hacerse ciudadanos de Estados Unidos. Con la mano derecha en alto, personas de todo el mundo prestaron juramento en el Sitio Histórico Nacional Fort Scott en Kansas.
Posted byon May 24, 2011 at 6:57 PM EDT
The National Park Service has hosted more than 30 naturalization ceremonies, in which over 1,000 people have become American citizens. Jonathan Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service, shares personal remarks from park superintendents who have written about their experiences in hosting naturalization ceremony.
Posted byon May 23, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT
Following the President’s speech on immigration reform in El Paso, Texas, White House Director of Intergovernmental Affairs Cecilia Muñoz asked for your feedback through Advise the Advisor program.
Posted byon May 16, 2011 at 2:29 PM EDT
Last Thursday, following President Obama's call for a national conversation on fixing our immigration system, U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra joined 25 entrepreneurs in Omaha, NE, to engage in such a discussion.
Posted byon May 10, 2011 at 5:52 PM EDT
In a debate where the participants on all sides are too often portrayed as caricatures, the President sought to break through the stalemate by reminding us all that it is a debate about real people.
Posted byon May 10, 2011 at 3:15 PM EDT
President Obama travels to El Paso, Texas to discuss his commitment to fixing our broken immigration system and the importance of building a new one for the 21st century.
Posted byon May 10, 2011 at 10:35 AM EDT
David Plouffe sends an email to the White House email list about the President's speech on immigration in El Paso, Texas and the ways you can get involved in a national dialogue on this issue.