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Posted byon September 5, 2013 at 10:17 AM EST
As Secretary of the Department of Labor, Secretary Pérez will be a fierce advocate for working men and women across America, including Latinos who comprise 15% of the labor force in the US.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 5:50 PM EST
Immigration reform has something to offer to everyone; immigrants and native-born alike. When GDP grows by more than $1 trillion, when wages go up – that’s about all of us. Immigration reform is something we can’t afford to leave undone.
Posted byon August 27, 2013 at 1:40 PM EST
Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior and an immigrant herself, addresses newly naturalized Americans in a ceremony at the Refugee Women’s Alliance in Seattle, Washington.
Posted byon August 23, 2013 at 5:14 PM EST
Today, the White House is meeting with a group of African leaders to discuss the benefits of commonsense immigration reform for African immigrant communities. The meeting coincides with this weekend’s festivities marking the anniversary of Dr. King’s historic March on Washington.
Posted byon August 23, 2013 at 12:41 PM EST
My immigration story is not inherently about family or necessity— it is about the pursuit of opportunity.
Posted byon August 21, 2013 at 11:25 AM EST
On August 15, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released new resources to protect immigrant victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, and other serious crimes.
Posted byon August 20, 2013 at 3:00 PM EST
Travel and tourism, which is the number one service that we export and a key source of job creation, is reliant on a modern immigration system that allows us to efficiently welcome legitimate international visitors to America.
Posted byon August 19, 2013 at 10:01 AM EST
Commonsense comprehensive immigration reform isn’t just something that makes sense to 68 members of the United States Senate or a majority of the American people – it also makes sense to American business.
Posted byon August 15, 2013 at 12:51 PM EST
One year ago on August 15, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) began implementing a policy that makes our immigration system more representative of our values as a nation.
Posted byon August 13, 2013 at 1:11 PM EST
Today, the White House released a report detailing the economic benefits of providing a path to earned citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living and working in the U.S. shadow economy.