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U.S. Census Bureau Celebrates 25th Anniversary of of Technology That Propelled GIS, Digital and Online Mapping into the 21st Century

Mon, 2014-11-24 11:12

Cross-blog post by John H. Thompson, Director, U.S. Census BureauWhen you think of the U.S. Census Bureau, you probably think of surveys and statistics. But did you know that geography is also a big part of our work? Geography plays an important role in creating surveys and collecting data, and it provides meaning and context for our statistics.

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My Once In a Lifetime Experience as a White House Intern

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:25

Ed. note: Applications are now being accepted for the Summer 2015 White House Internship Program. This blog post introduces readers to Huma Shah, a former intern who worked in the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs in the summer of 2014. When asked about her internship experience, Huma writes:

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Helping to Boost Business Development for Native American Entrepreneurs

Mon, 2014-11-24 00:00

Native American Heritage Month is a time to reflect on the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U...

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ZERO: Invented in Babylon and the most basic building block of the digital age, also a core concept in the world of SBIR/STTR

Mon, 2014-11-24 00:00

Note: This blog is Coauthored by Javier Saade, SBA’s Associate Administrator for Investment and Innovation, Nagesh Rao, Senior Advisor for Investment and Innovation, Manny Oliver-DOE SBIR...

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Real Sales Forecasts Have Curves

Sun, 2014-11-23 00:00

Are you forecasting sales of a startup or a new product? Avoid straight lines. They aren’t realistic. Projections that draw good-looking curves are better than straight lines. That’s because...

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Weekly Address: Immigration Accountability Executive Action

Sat, 2014-11-22 06:00

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, Nev., Nov. 21, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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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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