Full Text | Remarks by the President Immigration Reform
Nov25

Full Text | Remarks by the President Immigration Reform

 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON IMMIGRATION REFORM Betty Ong Chinese Recreation Center San Francisco, California 11:55 A.M. PST THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, everybody!  (Applause.)  Well, hello, San Francisco!  (Applause.)  It is great to be back in California.  It is great to be with all of you.  I love San Francisco.  (Applause.)  You got great food.  You got great people, beautiful scenery — no more super villains because Batkid...

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Business | Enhancement Helps E-Verify Deter Employee Fraud
Nov18

Business | Enhancement Helps E-Verify Deter Employee Fraud

New Security Enhancement Helps E-Verify Deter Employee Fraud E-Verify can now lock Social Security numbers that appear to have been used fraudulently U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas today announced an enhancement to the E-Verify program that will help combat identity fraud by identifying and deterring fraudulent use of Social Security numbers (SSNs) for employment eligibility verification....

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President’s Meeting with Faith Leaders on Commonsense Immigration Reform
Nov13

President’s Meeting with Faith Leaders on Commonsense Immigration Reform

Readout of the President’s Meeting with Faith Leaders on Commonsense Immigration Reform This morning, President Obama, Vice President Biden and senior Administration officials met with faith leaders in the Oval Office to discuss the importance of taking action to pass commonsense immigration reform. The faith leaders from across the country who attended today’s meeting are an important part of the broad array of stakeholders who...

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USCIS Launches Redesigned USCIS.GOV Website
Oct30

USCIS Launches Redesigned USCIS.GOV Website

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced the launch of the agency’s redesigned website available in both English and Spanish. The redesigned website provides customers with a simplified and more user-friendly experience. “This redesign demonstrates our ongoing commitment to improving the quality of service we provide,”  said USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas. “Throughout the past year, we have evaluated...

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Remarks by the President of the United States on immigration reform
Oct24

Remarks by the President of the United States on immigration reform

Full text Remarks by the President on Immigration Reform submitted by the White House delivered in the East Room. THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Please have a seat, everybody. Good morning, and welcome to the White House. Today I’m here with leaders from business, from labor, from faith communities who are united around one goal — finishing the job of fixing a broken immigration system. This is not just an idea whose time...

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Event: Latinos Americans and Hispanic Lifestyle on PBS

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Crafton Hills College (CHC) and KVCR will be hosting a special screening, featuring excerpts from the new PBS series, LATINO AMERICANS.  The screening will take place on Monday, September 23, 2013 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at CHC and will include a panel of local Latinos who will share their stories of struggles and success.  LATINO AMERICANS chronicles the...

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NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH, 2013
Sep13

NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH, 2013

– – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION From the earliest days of our Republic, Hispanic Americans have written crucial chapters in our national story. Hispanics have honorably defended our country in war and built prosperity during times of peace. They run successful businesses, teach our next generation of leaders, and pioneer scientific and...

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Media | Latino USA  to Expand to an Hour
Sep04

Media | Latino USA to Expand to an Hour

On September 6th, 2013, NPR’s Latino USA with Maria Hinojosa, the foremost Latino voice in public media and longest running Latino-focused program on radio, will expand to an hour. Building on its 20 year tradition, the new Latino USA will be fast-paced, lively and smart with varied points of view andwriting designed for the weekend NPR listener. The program will continue to chronicle how Latinos are living in, shaping and changing...

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Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security JANET NAPOLITANO
Jul12

Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security JANET NAPOLITANO

“For more than four years I have had the privilege of serving President Obama and his Administration as the Secretary of Homeland Security. The opportunity to work with the dedicated men and women of the Department of Homeland Security, who serve on the frontlines of our nation’s efforts to protect our communities and families from harm, has been the highlight of my professional career. We have worked together to minimize threats of...

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Homeland Security Officials – Law Enforcement on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Feb07

Homeland Security Officials – Law Enforcement on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Readout of White House and Department of Homeland Security Officials’ Meeting with Law Enforcement on Comprehensive Immigration Reform White House Domestic Policy Council (DPC) Director Cecilia Muñoz, Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) Janet Napolitano, Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security Alan Bersin and Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West met with law enforcement officials from across the country today at the White...

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