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Posted byon July 16, 2013 at 11:46 AM EDT
Last month, President Obama praised the Senate for passing commonsense immigration reform through a bipartisan bill that is the best opportunity we’ve had in years to fix the Nation's broken immigration system. If it were signed into law, this bill would benefit the U.S. economy, foster innovation, and encourage more job creation, as summarized in a recent White House report and animated video.
Posted byon July 13, 2013 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama discusses how a large, bipartisan majority in the Senate voted to pass comprehensive immigration reform, which would add a big boost to our economy, strengthen Social Security, and modernize our legal immigration system to make it more consistent with our values. He calls on Congress to pass this commonsense bill quickly so that we can fix our broken immigration system and keep America strong for years to come.
Posted byon July 11, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
Fixing our broken immigration system will strengthen the U.S. economy, create jobs for American workers, and cut the deficit, according to the independent, nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
Posted byon July 10, 2013 at 1:20 PM EDT
A new report highlights the extensive economic benefits of comprehensive immigration reform – and the significant costs to our country and our economy of failing to act at this critical time.
Posted byon July 5, 2013 at 1:39 PM EDT
This week more than 7,800 candidates will become citizens at more than 100 ceremonies across the country and around the world. Obama Administration officials participated in ceremonies which were part of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services’ annual celebration of Independence Day.
Posted byon July 4, 2013 at 12:17 PM EDT
One week after the United States Senate passed a bipartisan immigration bill, local officials helped celebrate Independence Day by participating in naturalization ceremonies to welcome new American citizens.
Posted byon July 1, 2013 at 12:12 PM EDT
The bipartisan Senate-passed immigration reform bill, will strengthen Social Security over the long-term, ensuring full Social Security solvency through 2035 and reducing Social Security unfunded liabilities by nearly half a trillion dollars through 2087.
Posted byon June 28, 2013 at 6:59 PM EDT
The Senate’s passage of the immigration reform bill was immediately met with support from bipartisan leaders and a broad spectrum of groups across the country – from Democrats to Republicans, business to labor leaders and clergy.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 7:06 PM EDT
Today, 68 members of the U.S. Senate, Republicans and Democrats, came together and voted to reform our nation's immigration system. But we haven't won the debate, and as the conversation unfolds here in Washington, we need you to be part of it.
Posted byon June 25, 2013 at 5:37 PM EDT
Officials from the western United States share what bringing our legal immigration system into the 21st century would mean to them.