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U.S. President Obama announces executive actions on immigration during nationally televised address from the White House in Washington

Transcript: President’s Address to the Nation on Immigration

Transcript: President’s Address to the Nation on Immigration

THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration. For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations. It’s kept us youthful, dynamic, and entrepreneurial. It has shaped our character as a people with limitless possibilities


Transcript: Remarks by the President on Border Security and Immigration Reform

THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. One year ago this month, senators of both parties –- with support from the business, labor, law enforcement, faith communities –- came together to pass a commonsense immigration bill. Independent experts said that bill would strengthen our borders, grow our economy, shrink our deficits. As we speak, there are enough

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Presidential Proclamation for Cesar Chavez Day

On Cesar Chavez Day, we celebrate one of America’s greatest champions for social justice. Raised into the life of a migrant farm worker, he toiled alongside men, women, and children who performed daily, backbreaking labor for meager pay and in deplorable conditions. They were exposed to dangerous pesticides and denied the most basic protections, including

Obama SOTU

Transcript: President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address (2014)

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Today in America, a teacher spent extra time with a student who needed it, and did her part to lift America’s graduation rate to its highest level in more than three decades. An entrepreneur flipped on the lights in her tech startup, and did


Transcript: President Obama’s Eulogy of Nelson Mandela

LatinaLista — The following remarks were delivered by President Obama at the memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at the First National Bank Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of states and government, past and present;


Transcript: President’s immigration reform speech interrupted by DREAMers

The following are remarks (after his acknowledgement of local political leaders and former Dept. of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano) delivered by President Obama on his visit to the Betty Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco, California today (Nov. 25, 2013). In the course of his speech, President Obama was interrupted by DREAMer youth