Immigration Accountability Executive Action

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2014 FACT SHEET: Immigration Accountability Executive Action The President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions will help secure the border, hold nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants … [Read more...]

President Obama: Immigration Reform

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WASHINGTON (AP/AURN) - Administration officials say President Barack Obama is ordering far-reaching changes to the nation's immigration laws that will allow nearly 5 million people, including parents and young people, to avoid deportation. Millions more will remain in legal limbo, but could … [Read more...]

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Passing of Dr. Martin Salia

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17, 2014 Statement by the Press Secretary on the Passing of Dr. Martin Salia We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of Dr. Martin Salia, who succumbed this morning to Ebola at the University … [Read more...]

Homeland Security Report on September WH Incursion

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The Executive Summary if the US Department of Homeland Security Report on the White House Incursion Incident September 19, 2014. See more at AURN.com Executive Summary if the US Department of Homeland Security Report on the White House Incursion Incident September 19, 2014 (PDF) … [Read more...]

2015 Open Enrollment Kicks Off

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April Ryan reports for AURN. Listen:  THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2014 2015 Open Enrollment Kicks Off On Background from a White House Official:  The second Healthcare.gov open enrollment period begins tomorrow, Saturday, November 15 and … [Read more...]

WH Report: Women and Girls of Color: Addressing Challenges and Expanding Opportunity

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2014 White House Report : Women and Girls of Color: Addressing Challenges and Expanding Opportunity Today, the White House Council on Women and Girls released a report entitled “Women and Girls of Color: Addressing … [Read more...]

G20 Leaders’ Brisbane Statement on Ebola

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2014 The statement below was released tonight by Australia in its capacity as host of the G20. G20 Leaders’ Brisbane Statement on Ebola We are deeply concerned about the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and … [Read more...]

Closing the Education Gap

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(AURN) -- This week The Center for American Progress released a study on the benefits of closing the education gap between children of color and their white counterparts. However, the study's results offer long-term fixes in the next two decades.  Washington Bureau Chief April Ryan has more. … [Read more...]

U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change and Clean Energy Cooperation

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 11, 2014   Fact Sheet: U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change and Clean Energy Cooperation   President Obama Announces Ambitious 2025 Target to Cut U.S. Climate Pollution by 26-28 … [Read more...]

Holder’s Statement on Lynch Nomination

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WASHINGTON—Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Saturday on President Obama’s nomination of U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch to serve as Attorney General: “Loretta Lynch is an extraordinarily talented attorney, a dedicated public servant, and a leader of considerable … [Read more...]