Tag: president obama

Obama Announces Halt of Deportation of Dream Act Youth

Today, KAYA: Filipino Americans for Progress is proud to inform you that President Obama has made a historic announcement on granting relief for DREAM Activist undocumented immigrant youth from deportation, deferred actions. Applicants ages 15-30 will be able to apply for protection from deportation and work permits, which will grant undocumented immigrant youth a way…
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Remarks by the President at the 18th Annual Gala for the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release May 8, 2012 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT THE 18TH ANNUAL GALA OF THE ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR CONGRESSIONAL STUDIES Ritz Carlton Washington, D.C. 5:46 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you very much. Thank you. AUDIENCE: Four more years!…
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President Obama Nominates Four to Serve on the US District Court: Lorna Schofield

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2012 President Obama Nominates Four to Serve on the US District Court WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama nominated Terrence G. Berg, Jesus G. Bernal, Shelly Deckert Dick and Lorna G. Schofield to serve on the United States District Court. “I am…
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KAYA Applauds President Obama on his nomination of Lorna Schofield to the federal bench

Contact: Erin Pangilinan, KAYA National Communications Director, erin@kayagrassroots.org ***** For Immediate Release ***** KAYA Applauds President Obama on his nomination of Lorna Schofield to the federal bench Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, President Obama nominated Attorney Lorna Schofield to serve as a federal district court judge for the Southern District of New York. If confirmed…
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This Sunday: San Jose – CA2NV. Battle Ground Phone Banking to Nevada

Mitt Romney has all but locked up the Republican nomination, and it’s time to gear up. Together, we’ve been building a strong grassroots organization, but this is the moment to take the next step — starting with a phone bank in San Jose on Sunday. We’re calling supporters across the state line in Nevada to…
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Thank President Obama for Nominating Lorna Schofield

KAYA is proud to announce that President Obama has nominated Lorna Schofield to the federal bench, who could be the first Filipino American federal judge. See press release here. Click to thank President Obama for nominating Lorna Schofield, who could be 1st Filipino American federal judge.

We Can’t Wait: President Signs Memorandum Establishing Policies for Addressing Domestic Violence in the Federal Workplace

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2012   We Can’t Wait: President Signs Memorandum Establishing Policies for Addressing Domestic Violence in the Federal Workplace Today the Obama Administration announced new efforts to help combat and prevent domestic violence in the federal workplace.  President Obama today signed a memorandum…
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Vice President Biden and Senior Administration Officials to Host Event on the Critical Need to Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act

  THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2012 Vice President Biden and Senior Administration Officials to Host Event on the Critical Need to Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act WASHINGTON, D.C . – On Wednesday, April 18, 2012, Vice President Biden will host an event highlighting the critical…
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Policies Supported by President Obama

President Obama has supported a variety of policies that benefit the Filipino American community, including veterans equity, healthcare reform, comprehensive immigration reform. Veterans Equity One of the most significant policy victories KAYA has participated in is historic legislation that benefits World War II Filipino veterans. We helped pass the the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act…
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Missed the Hangout with President Obama? Check out the full video here and let us know what you thought.

You asked the questions, and President Obama answered in the first-ever completely virtual interview from the White House, presented by YouTube and Google.