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  • Making a Difference in the Lives of Immigrants and Others who Send Money Abroad

    Richard Cordray, Director of the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, outlines consumer protections for remittance senders that will go into effect in February 2013. These rules will make the costs of remittances clear and hold remittance transfer providers and their agents accountable for errors.


  • Uncovering the American Latino Story

    In a Huffington Post blog entry Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar discusses the American Latino Heritage Initiative to explore different pathways to better recognize the countless contributions Latinos have made.


  • USCIS Engages Chinese-Speaking Immigrants with “Jiao Liú”

    Ivan Fong, General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, discusses the expanision of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The new services will include multilingual outreach by hosting public sessions in Mandarin and Cantonese to help Chinese-speaking immigrants learn how to apply for citizenship and immigration benefits.


  • ICE Announces First-Ever Public Advocate

    Andrew Lorenzen-Strait, Public Advocate & Senior Advisor for ICE, discusses his new appointment as the first-ever public advocation for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE).


  • ICE Names Its First Public Advocate

    Andrew Lorenzen-Strait will work to assist individuals and communities in addressing concerns related to ICE enforcement.


  • Realizing the Value of our Cross Border Trade with Mexico

    Assistant Secretary of Commerce Michael C. Camuñez discusses collaboration efforts between the public and private sectors that will change the national conversation about the U.S.-Mexican border.


  • A Conversation with "We the People" about Immigration Policy

    Felicia Escobar of the Domestic Policy Council and Doug Rand of the Office of Science and Technology Policy join a conference call with Americans around the country who signed a petition on the We the People platform calling for immigration reform to allow foreign students who have earned advanced degrees to stay in the U.S. after graduation.


  • Documenting and Educating Future Generations

    Abdi Roble is the Founder and the Executive Director for the Somali Documentary Project, a nonprofit dedicated to archive the Somali Diaspora worldwide, educate the hosting communities and advocate for the plight of the refugees.


  • Using Technology to Connect, Engage and Mobilize

    The lead social media strategist for the Connect4Climate campaign at the World Bank, in 2007, TMS Ruge saw the power in connecting people and entrepreunership, as co-founder for Project Diaspora.


  • Empowering African Communities

    Founder and CEO of the Ethiopian Community Development Council, Dr. Tsehaye Teferra, strives to create public awareness about Ethopian immigrants and refugees--"about their challenges and successes; and to serve as a bridge between them and the larger community."


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