What You Need to Know About Immigration Reform
Yesterday, President Obama traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he outlined a four part plan to create a fair and effective immigration system that lives up to our heritage -- both as a nation of laws and as a nation of immigrants.
Find out what you need to know about President Obama’s four part plan.
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Fireside Hangout: Cecilia Muñoz Joins a Conversation on Immigration Reform
On Thursday, January 31 at 1:00 p.m. ET, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Cecilia Muñoz will join the latest "Fireside Hangout" for a conversation about immigration reform.
President Obama Announces Additional Humanitarian Aid for the Syrian People
President Obama announced yesterday that he has approved a new round of humanitarian assistance, an additional 5 million to provide for the urgent and pressing needs of civilians in Syria and refugees forced to flee the violence of the Assad regime. This brings America’s contribution to date to 5 million, making the United States the largest single donor of humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people.
President Obama Welcomes the Miami Heat to the White House
As NBA world champions, the Miami Heat are used to receiving honors and acclaim, but during a reception today with President Obama, the team’s standout forward -- and reigning league MVP -- LeBron James made it clear that this celebration was unlike any other.
All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
10:15 AM: The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
12:30 PM: The President and Secretary Clinton meet for lunch
12:30 PM: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney
3:55 PM: The President is interviewed by Jose Diaz Balart of Telemundo
4:15 PM: The President is interviewed by Maria Elena Salinas of Univision
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