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Posted byon June 16, 2014 at 4:30 PM EDT
Every foreign-born graduate with an advanced STEM degree is associated with, on average, 2.6 jobs for American workers. By some estimates, immigration was responsible for one-third of the growth in patenting in past decades, and these innovations contributed to increasing U.S. GDP by 2.4 percent.
Posted byon May 20, 2014 at 6:31 PM EDT
Tom Perez on eight inspirational young people of Asian heritage who have benefited under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (known as DACA), a program implemented in 2012 by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Posted byon May 16, 2014 at 6:15 PM EDT
This week, the President praised the power of solar, honored this year's TOP COPS, awarded the Medal of Honor and traveled to New York for the opening of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
Posted byon May 9, 2014 at 8:00 AM EDT
This week, the First Lady launched her new Reach Higher education initiative, while the President hosted two bilateral meetings and a press conference, let loose some humor at the White House Correspondents Dinner, and traveled to Arkansas and California.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 11:44 AM EDT
The Obama Administration announces new steps to make it easier for highly skilled workers and talented researchers from other countries to contribute to our economy and ultimately become Americans.
Posted byon May 5, 2014 at 7:40 PM EDT
The President hosts a reception in the East Room of the White House to celebrate Cinco de Mayo -- "a great moment in Mexican history."
Posted byon April 30, 2014 at 11:49 AM EDT
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) recently announced five networks to participate in a new exciting initiative: Networks for Integrating New Americans (NINA). The initiative’s goal is to develop and refine ways to more successfully integrate immigrants and refugees.
Posted byon April 25, 2014 at 10:47 AM EDT
President Obama welcomed 20 new American citizens at a special naturalization ceremony held at the War Memorial in Seoul, South Korea.
Posted byon April 16, 2014 at 1:56 PM EDT
Posted byon March 31, 2014 at 3:23 PM EDT
Vice President Biden speaks to 350 Hispanic businessmen, entrepreneurs, and community leaders about the need for immigration reform at the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Summit.