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  • WHIAAPI Announces Its 2014-2015 E3! Ambassadors

    The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) is proud to announce its first class of E3! Ambassadors, 32 young leaders from across the nation committed to improving the quality of life and opportunity for young AAPIs.


  • Spelling Bee Champions Visit the White House

    President Obama welcomes 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee co-champions Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe to the Oval Office.


  • Nuestra Respuesta Integral en la Frontera

    Nuestra frontera ha sido y sigue siendo más segura de lo que lo ha sido en décadas. A principios de este año, hemos visto una afluencia de emigrantes centroamericanos incluyendo niños no acompañados y adultos con niños en una zona aislada de nuestra frontera, el Valle del Río Grande en Texas, pero la Administración tomó medidas decisivas y la situación está mejorando.


  • Our Comprehensive Response at the Border, By the Numbers

    Our border has been and remains more secure than it has been in decades. Earlier this year, we saw an influx of Central American migrants including unaccompanied children and adults with children in one isolated area of our border, the Rio Grande Valley in Texas but the Administration took decisive action and the situation is improving.


  • Made in America: 11.3 Million Jobs

    The innovation and industry of the American worker are the foundations of the world’s largest economy and strongest middle class. A key part of what makes our economy so dominant is what we build here in America.


  • Commerce Department Reports Demonstrate that Exports Continue to Help Spur U.S. Economy and Support Jobs

    The Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Commerce today released two new reports that further prove exports are strengthening our economy and creating good jobs.


  • Secretary Tom Perez: "On Labor Day"

    U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez sends a message to the White House email list, asking people to honor our nation's workers by adding their name in support of raising the federal minimum wage.


  • A Day in the Life: Austraberta from Houston

    Secretary Tom Perez travels to Houston to meet with 71-year-old Austraberta Rodriguez, who has been a janitor for more than 30 years. This is a part of the “day in the life” visits Secretary Perez is making across the country -- a chance to talk directly with the people the Labor Department works for every day.


  • From the Archives: Air Force One and Presidential Air Travel

    The President of the United States must be ready to travel anywhere in the world on a moment’s notice. Fortunately, modern Presidents have access to a variety of transportation options, including flying aboard Air Force One. Take a look at the history of this iconic symbol of the presidency throughout the years.


  • More than 500 Colleges and Universities Pledge to Support Student Veterans

    8 Keys to Veterans’ Success has more than 500 colleges and university commitments, more than double the amount since President Obama announced the Keys in August 2013.


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