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President Obama Returns to Las Vegas to Talk Action on Immigration

Fri, 2014-11-21 19:23

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Following his address to the nation last night, President Obama traveled to Las Vegas today to detail the new steps he's taking to start fixing America's broken immigration system.
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Weekly Wrap Up: This Week at the White House

Fri, 2014-11-21 17:08

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Chart of the Week: Our Border Is More Secure than It Has Been in Decades

Fri, 2014-11-21 16:01

In an address to the nation last night, President Obama announced new steps he’s taking to fix our broken immigration system and ensure nearly 5 million people will be held accountable and have the opportunity to play by the rules.
Using his executive authority, the President is making it easier for high-skilled immigrants and entrepreneurs to stay and contribute to the economy, as well as allowing certain undocumented immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for more than five years to get right by the law.

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What They're Saying About the President's New Action on Immigration

Fri, 2014-11-21 15:51

Last night, President Obama addressed the nation and laid out the steps he'll be taking -- within his executive authority as President -- to start fixing America's broken immigration system:

Building on our progress at the border with additional resources for our law enforcement personnel.

Making it easier and faster for high-skilled immigrants, graduates, and entrepreneurs to stay and contribute to our economy, as many business leaders have proposed.

Dealing responsibly with the millions of undocumented immigrants who already live in our country.

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West Wing Week: 11/21/14 or, "Mingalarbar!"

Fri, 2014-11-21 15:43

This week, the President visited Burma for the second time in his presidency, attended the G20 Summit in Australia, worked to expand access to broadband and 21st century technology in our schools, and addressed the nation about the steps he is taking to fix our broken immigration system. That's November 14th to November 20th or, "Mingalarbar!"

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"We Were Strangers Once, Too": The President Announces New Steps on Immigration

Thu, 2014-11-20 21:25

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"Scripture tells us that we shall not oppress a stranger, for we know the heart of a stranger -- we were strangers once, too. My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of immigrants. We were strangers once, too."
-- President Obama, November 20, 2014
Since the founding of our nation, we've weaved a tradition of welcoming immigrants into the very fabric of who we are. It's what keeps us dynamic, entrepreneurial, and uniquely American. 

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Here’s What the President Is Doing to Fix Our Broken Immigration System:

Thu, 2014-11-20 18:00

Tonight at 8 p.m. ET, the President will address the nation on the new steps he's taking to increase accountability and fix what he can in our immigration system. You can watch his address live here.
As everyone knows, our immigration system has been broken for decades, and the President is doing his job to address the problems that he can with his executive authority. He will continue to work with Congress to pass comprehensive and common-sense immigration reform that will offer a long-term and much-needed solution. 

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President Obama Honors America’s Top Scientists and Engineers, Launches New Steps to Cultivate Tomorrow’s Innovators

Thu, 2014-11-20 17:41

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Today, in the East Room of the White House, President Obama awarded National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation to 19 of our nation’s top thinkers, discoverers, and innovators -- marveling both at the amount of brainpower packed into the room and the magnitude of the laureates' achievements.
“The results of the work of the people we honor today have transformed our world,” President Obama said.
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Welcoming Bipartisan Action Against Ebola

Thu, 2014-11-20 17:18

While many issues divide Washington, we have seen bipartisan progress -- in both the House and the Senate -- in the effort to combat Ebola. These steps forward are encouraging, and hopefully suggest positive momentum for the President’s vital $6.2 billion emergency funding request to fight Ebola here at home and in West Africa.

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Travel Journal of the Vice President’s Trip to Morocco, Ukraine, Turkey:

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:55

Welcome to your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden’s three-country, five-day visit to Morocco, Ukraine, and Turkey.

November 20, 2014     Dates and Milk Welcome Vice President and Dr. Biden to Morocco

November 19, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

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