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  • President Obama and family distribute food for Thanksgiving (State Dept. photo)

    Thanksgiving: A Favorite U.S. Holiday

    Thanksgiving in the United States is a time to gather with family and friends, share a traditional meal and express gratitude for the good things in life. It can also be a time of service to others in the community.

  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

    Stopping Gender Violence Is U.S. Goal

    November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Every year since 2000, the international community has marked the date to reaffirm its commitment to the principle that violence against women is a violation of human rights.

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    Five Things to Know About the Immigration Plan

    The President's Immigration Accountability Executive Actions are an important step to fix our broken immigration system. That's why the President is taking immediate action to fix as much of the problem as he can while continuing to work with Congress to pass a comprehensive, bipartisan immigration reform bill.

  • President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation on immigration, from the East Room of the White House, November 20, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    President Obama's Address on Immigration

    President Obama announces his plan to improve border security and enforce current immigration law more effectively within the scope of his executive authority.

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  • Vice President Biden arrives to speak at the Inter-American Development Bank conference. With Biden, from left, are Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina, Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno, President Salvador Sánchez Cerén of El Salvador, and Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández. (AP Images)

    Biden Pledges Support for Central America

    Vice President Biden told a November 14 Washington conference that the administration is committed to working with Central American countries to create the economic, social, governance and citizen security conditions to address increases in migration.

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