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Posted byon October 31, 2013 at 5:07 PM EDT
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 28, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
Four years after the passage of the Shepard-Byrd Act, and more than a decade after the brutal murders of the men for whom it was named, prosecuting hate crimes remains a top priority for the President, the Attorney General and the Civil Rights Division.
Posted byon October 28, 2013 at 10:23 AM EDT
This month, six Americans, including three chemists and three biologists, were honored with one of the scientific community’s highest honors, the Nobel Prize. Sharing the 2013 Prize in Physiology or Medicine were James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman, and Thomas C. Südhof, while the Prize in Chemistry went to Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt, and Arieh Warshel. OSTP Director John P. Holdren called each of the winners to congratulate them.
Posted byon October 24, 2013 at 6:23 PM EDT
OSTP Deputy Director for Technology and Innovation Tom Kalil recently interviewed Dr. Andrew Sisson, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director in Indonesia, who is leveraging science and technology (S&T) and innovation to help tackle development challenges in Indonesia. Read the Q&A.
Posted byon October 21, 2013 at 3:14 PM EDT
Dr. Tung Thanh Nguyen announces that the Google+ Hangout Series on the Health Insurance Marketplace will continue on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 3:00 - 4:00 PM (EST), with the session to be held in Vietnamese.
Posted byon October 17, 2013 at 2:08 PM EDT
Matt Brisbois is the Life Safety Specialist for the City of Newport Beach, CA.
Posted byon October 17, 2013 at 1:49 PM EDT
Captain Mike Parker is the lead Public Information Officer and Unit Commander of Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 3:39 PM EDT
The White House welcomed a diverse coalition of leaders from the Southwest border – the group included elected officials, farmers, ranchers, business owners, law enforcement officials, faith leaders and community advocates from Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, and California.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 12:20 PM EDT
Abraham Alvarez completed a summer job at the tech startup company, Media Relevance, after applying to be a part of the Future Graduates Summer Tech Internship program.
Posted byon September 25, 2013 at 1:34 PM EDT