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Posted byon January 9, 2012 at 2:42 PM EDT
Ryan Edgar, Policy Specialist in the Office of Insular Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, writes about his experience organizing a roundtable on integration with the White House Domestic Policy Council in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Posted byon January 6, 2012 at 5:32 PM EDT
The administration works with faith and community leaders, students, and advocacy groups to spread awareness on the importance of the DREAM Act.
USCIS Proposes Regulatory Change to Decrease the Time U.S. Citizens are Separated from Family Members who are Legally Immigrating to the U.S.Posted byon January 6, 2012 at 2:53 PM EDT
Alejandro Mayorkas, Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, explains today's announcement on the latest federal intiative to enact change that would reduce the amount of time that U.S. citizens are separated from their families while their family members go through the process of becoming legal residents of the United States.
Posted byon January 3, 2012 at 4:02 PM EDT
Joshua DuBois, Special Assistant to President Obama and Executive Director of The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, describes the work of a faith coalition in support of the DREAM Act.
Posted byon January 3, 2012 at 12:35 PM EDT
The release of the U Visa Law Enforcement Certification Resource Guide is one more part of DHS efforts to support victims and law enforcement through the protections established in the TVPA.
Posted byon December 21, 2011 at 5:45 PM EDT
Felicia Escobar talks about a recent meeting with the Office of Public Engagement and Welcoming America.
Posted byon December 14, 2011 at 3:46 PM EDT
Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Jose Rico and Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement Julie Rodriguez speak about employment, housing, immigration, education, and health care at the White House’s Hispanic Community Action Summit at Miami-Dade College.
Posted byon December 13, 2011 at 5:25 PM EDT
Office of Public Engagement Associate Director Julie Chavez Rodriguez along with other Senior Administration officials from the Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, Labor, Agriculture, Housing and Urban Development and the Domestic Policy Council participate in a briefing to discuss issues related to migrant health, education, work protections, and immigration.
Posted byon December 13, 2011 at 9:04 AM EDT
It’s no secret that immigrant entrepreneurs make a major contribution to American economic growth and job creation. It’s also no secret that we can do more to attract and retain the best and brightest seeking to come here and start new companies. That’s why President Obama supports legislation to create a visa designed for startup founders, as part of a 21st century immigration system.
Posted byon December 1, 2011 at 11:18 AM EDT
Senior Advisor in the Office of Investment and Innovation at the U.S. Small Business Administration Ellen Kim reflects on the importance of immigrants in business growth.