Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:
Washington, DC - Earlier this month, I spent two days in Guatemala meeting with Central American leaders about our mutual efforts to tackle one of the most significant and urgent challenges facing the Western Hemisphere: bringing stability to this impoverished and violent region.
San Diego, California - This morning, giant pandas Bai Yun and Gao Gao were given physical access to each other for their first breeding attempt since 2012. Researchers at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research have been monitoring the hormone levels of Bai Yun, waiting for her to show signs of estrus. Animal care staff at the San Diego Zoo watch for physical cues, like scent marking, and listening to the vocalizations of both bears.
El Centro, California - Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) will be hosting an Orientation on Immigration Executive Action tomorrow (March 11, 2015). The event will provide details and eligibility information about President Barack Obama’s Executive Action on immigration. Local community leaders will participate in this event which is free to the public.
Washington, DC - Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation Ambassador Adam Scheinman will travel to Germany, Ukraine, France, and Croatia from March 11-17, 2015, for consultations in preparation for the 2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference.
Washington, DC - On March 14 at 12:30 pm at the JW Marriott in Austin, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs will host a SXSW Interactive panel highlighting how the U.S. Departments of State, Homeland Security, and the White House U.S. Digital Service are working collaboratively to streamline and modernize the immigrant visa process to help the tech industry employ skilled, qualified workers and students from foreign countries.