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As big Silicon Valley firms up their efforts to diversify their mostly white, male workforces, the Obama administration's TechHire initiative has begun taking applications for grants from a $100 million fund to help boost the development of IT skills in overlooked communities.

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's engagement with Latin American countries has been well-documented, and he is furthering the region's support by reiterating the Obama administration request to Congress for $1 billion for aid.

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The Obama administration recently hosted the first Caribbean Energy Security Summit to support the region's improved governance, access to finance and increased donor coordination for the energy sector.

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President Barack Obama has had a turbulent few months with the Latino community due to inaction from Congress on immigration reform and his executive action delay. Despite the setbacks in Washington, D.C., the White House wants to remind the Latino community of the Obama administration’s accomplishments.

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday that the new sanctions on Russia could set Russian relations back to the 1980s.

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The Obama administration is weighing other options to provide contraception insurance to women in the wake of the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision.

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A secret memo was released that provides justification for the drone killings of U.S. citizens.

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The Obama administration said Wednesday that it is willing to drop the lawsuit against the 'racial profiling' section of Arizona's immigration bill if Arizona agrees to halt specific practices.

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On Monday the president is expected to reveal a new rule through an executive order that would essentially reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

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The Obama administration has announced that it will disclose a secret memo that approved targeted drone killings.

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel traveled to Mexico City to bolster defense ties between the United States and Mexico.

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Last year Immigration and Customs Enforcement rounded up 193,000 foreign nationals with criminal convictions and charges but deported only 125,000 of them while releasing 68,000, "Fox News" reported.

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About 230 feet below the Pennsylvania surface is an underground limestone mine just north of Pittsburgh, which serves as the workplace to 600 government employees and a prime location to house 28,000 file cabinets of federal paper records.

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The Republican Party has spent $10 million to gain the interest of the Hispanic population, inundating the public with Spanish-language advertisements that aim to incite opposition to the nation's Affordable Care Act, unseat Democrats, and ensure that a member of the GOP sits in the Oval Office after the next election. The conservative push to disparage Obama over the ACA and immigration overshadows the GOP's efforts to assist the Hispanic community -- and exposes presidential and a desire to shake immigration as a topic.

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According to a recent poll the majority of American voters say they are unhappy with how the president is handling what they believe are the highest priority issues facing the country. However, if Obama can rearrange his priorities and fix the current situation in a few key areas pollsters say his approval ratings may increase for 2014.

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Black's Law dictionary indicates that a lawyer is a person "learned in the law," such as a solicitor, an attorney, a counselor, or an individual who practices law. Lawyering often occurs in courtrooms, during trails, and in front of jurors. Though, the role of lawyer varies across jurisdiction; and, apparently, the ability to become a lawyer depends on legal status in the United States, even if a non-citizen has met every requirement asked of him, including being granted deferred actions regarding his legal status.

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