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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 3, 2013 at 12:13 PM EDT
For the Win, a weekly blog series featuring the remarkable initiatives that young Americans are advancing to win the future for their communities, honors Jordyn Schara, a high school senior from Reedsburg, WI, who founded Wisconsin Prescription Pill and Drug Disposal, known as WI P2D2, to help communities dispose of medicines safely, preventing teen prescription drug abuse and avoiding water contamination.
Posted byon July 1, 2013 at 2:21 PM EDT
La aprobación del proyecto de ley por parte del Senado recibió inmediatamente el apoyo de líderes bipartidistas y de una amplia gama de grupos alrededor del país, de Demócratas a Republicanos, de líderes empresariales a líderes laborales y religiosos.
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.
State-by-State Reports: President Obama's Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution and Prepare for Consequences of Climate ChangePosted byon June 26, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
State-by-state reports detail the impacts of extreme weather and pollution across the country, and explain how President Obama's plan will help cut carbon pollution and prepare states for the impacts of climate change that can't be avoided.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 1:20 PM EDT
Democratic and Republican state and local officials from all over the country are speaking out about the need for commonsense immigration reform. See what officials from the midwest United States had to say.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 12:52 PM EDT
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders kicks off a series of forums across the country designed to connect federal officials with AAPI faith-based and other community leaders to share key Administration policies on economic growth, immigration, education, and civil rights.
Caught Between Systems: Helping Immigrant Children with Incarcerated, Deported, and Detained ParentsPosted byon June 18, 2013 at 3:53 PM EDT
Yali Lincroft is being honored as a Champion of Change for her dedication to the well-being of children of incarcerated parents.
Posted byon June 18, 2013 at 3:10 PM EDT
Gail T. Smith is being honored as a Champion of Change for her dedication to the well-being of children of incarcerated parents.
Posted byon June 14, 2013 at 11:10 AM EDT
On Thursday, President Obama hosted leaders in the LGBT community at the White House for the fifth Pride Month Reception.