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Posted byon March 30, 2015 at 7:53 PM EDT
On March 31st, we celebrate not only the birthday of my grandfather, César Estrada Chávez, but more importantly the spirit of civic engagement and social justice he espoused throughout his life.
Posted byon March 23, 2015 at 7:26 PM EDT
Five years after the Affordable Care Act became law, its vision of quality health insurance for millions of people has become a reality. Here are five core ways that the Affordable Care Act is working to help Americans.
Posted byon March 10, 2015 at 8:14 PM EDT
In an op-ed published in The Hill and Univision.com, the Vice President outlines the Administration’s commitment to prosperity and security in Central America.
Posted byon February 5, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT
More cities are accepting the First Lady and Dr. Biden's challenge to end Veteran homelessness. 440 mayors have joined the pledge to date and as a result, New Orleans became the first city to end Veteran homelessness. Joining the First Lady’s challenge are USICH, HUD, and the VA.
Op-Ed by the Vice President on the Administration’s Budget Request to Assist Countries in Central AmericaPosted byon January 30, 2015 at 12:59 PM EDT
In an exclusive op-ed published in The New York Times, the Vice President announces the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget request for $1 billion aimed at assisting countries in Central America.
Posted byon January 21, 2015 at 6:31 PM EDT
Last night in his State of the Union address, President Obama reiterated his commitment to policies that will help more middle class families and reward hard work so paychecks go further to cover the cost of health care, a home, and a secure retirement. We wanted to take a moment to spotlight 6 key policies that will particularly impact Latino families.
Posted byon January 20, 2015 at 1:25 PM EDT
No matter your device, WhiteHouse.gov/SOTU is the place to watch President Obama's State of the Union address today at 9 p.m. ET and this year there are many ways for the Latino community to engage, including LIVE bilingual updates on social media.
Posted byon January 16, 2015 at 11:44 AM EDT
House Republicans put at risk critical funding that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) needs to keep our nation safe by insisting on a series of amendments to overturn the President’s immigration accountability executive actions.
Posted byon January 15, 2015 at 4:19 PM EDT
The President announces several further steps the Administration is taking to help working families. The President is calling on Congress to make paid sick leave available to all workers.
Posted byon January 14, 2015 at 7:02 PM EDT
President Obama is using the week before his State of the Union to highlight the importance of cybersecurity and to outline the steps this Administration is taking to tackle this problem head on.