REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS BEFORE MEETING WITH DACA RECIPIENTS, DREAMERS WITHOUT DACA, AND IMMIGRANT RIGHTS LEADERS

Vice President’s Ceremonial Office 12:19 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, I — it is my honor and pleasure to welcome these leaders to the official Office of the Vice President of the United States to have a very important conversation — a continuing conversation around the future of our country.  That really is the topic. …

The Economic Benefits of Extending Permanent Legal Status to Unauthorized Immigrants

By Chair Cecilia Rouse, Lisa Barrow, Kevin Rinz, and Evan Soltas The United States is often described as a nation of immigrants. With the exception of Native Americans, the vast majority of Americans are immigrants or the descendants of immigrants or enslaved people. This diversity has been celebrated for its contributions to American culture through…

Remarks by President Biden at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute 46th Annual Gala

Walter E. Washington Convention CenterWashington, D.C. (September 21, 2023) 8:02 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, hello, hello.  (Applause.)  Whoa.  My Lord, this dinner gets bigger and bigger and bigger.  Thanks for inviting me.  (Applause.)  Please, have a seat if you have one.  If you don’t, come on up with me.   Adriano, thanks for that introduction. And…

Remarks by President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden at Screening of the Film “Flamin’ Hot”

South Lawn 8:09 P.M. EDT THE FIRST LADY:  Hello.  Thank you.  And welcome to the White House. (Applause.)   It’s wonderful to see so many friends here today.  And can we get another round of applause for Mariachi Vagas — Vargas.  (Applause.)  THE PRESIDENT:  Where are they?  (Laughter.)  THE FIRST LADY:  This — this country is and has always been…

Statement From Senior Advisor and Chief Spokesperson Symone Sanders on Vice President Kamala Harris’s Meeting With Immigrant Women Who Work in the Care Economy

Today, on the ninth anniversary of the creation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Vice President Kamala Harris met with immigrant women who work in the care economy, including two DACA recipients. U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (NJ) and Dick Durbin (IL), as well as Ai-Jen Poo and Jessica Morales Rocketto of the…

Statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on DACA Day

Dreamers are Americans.  Many have spent most of their lives in the United States.  They live, study, work, and worship in our communities.  They have served on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In 2012, the Obama-Biden Administration created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy.  Since that date, DACA has allowed more than…

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