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Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 12:11 PM EDT
Bernarda Wong finds that the her joy comes not only from helping others, but from stopping to see the changes that have made peoples' lives better. As a founder and President of the Chinese American Service League (CASL), she has the opportunity to see the lifechanging effects of her work each day.
New Karnes County Civil Detention Facility: Continuing Our Commitment to Immigration Detention ReformPosted byon March 26, 2012 at 1:48 PM EDT
Felicia Escobar, Senior Policy Advisor at the White House Domestic Policy Council, discusses the overhaul of the immigration detention system and the opening of the Karnes County Civil Detention Center in Karnes, Texas.
Posted byon March 14, 2012 at 3:14 PM EDT
Christina Lagdameo discusses the growing Marshallese community in Arkansas and highlights a local task force working to share services with this population.
Posted byon February 28, 2012 at 9:03 PM EDT
Julie Chavez Rodriguez, Associate Director of Latino Affairs and Immigration for the Office of Public Engagement, discusses her experience at the Department of Labor movie screening of 'A Better Life'.
Posted byon February 28, 2012 at 8:12 PM EDT
Felicia Escobar, Senior Policy Advisor in the White House Domestic Policy Council and Doug Rand, Senior Policy Advisor in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy discuss the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) launch of the Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) initiative.
Posted byon February 16, 2012 at 5:40 PM EDT
Richard Cordray, Director of the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, outlines consumer protections for remittance senders that will go into effect in February 2013. These rules will make the costs of remittances clear and hold remittance transfer providers and their agents accountable for errors.
Posted byon February 14, 2012 at 8:35 PM EDT
In a Huffington Post blog entry Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar discusses the American Latino Heritage Initiative to explore different pathways to better recognize the countless contributions Latinos have made.
Posted byon February 13, 2012 at 12:45 PM EDT
Ivan Fong, General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, discusses the expanision of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The new services will include multilingual outreach by hosting public sessions in Mandarin and Cantonese to help Chinese-speaking immigrants learn how to apply for citizenship and immigration benefits.
Posted byon February 10, 2012 at 4:36 PM EDT
Andrew Lorenzen-Strait, Public Advocate & Senior Advisor for ICE, discusses his new appointment as the first-ever public advocation for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE).
Posted byon February 7, 2012 at 3:07 PM EDT
Andrew Lorenzen-Strait will work to assist individuals and communities in addressing concerns related to ICE enforcement.