Tuesday, January 29 2013 3:50 PM EST2013-01-29 20:50:13 GMT
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ January 29, 2013 FACT SHEET:More>>
FACT SHEET: Fixing our Broken Immigration System so Everyone Plays by the RulesMore>>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:17 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:17:24 GMT
ORLANDO - CBS News reports an FBI agent was involved in a fatal shootout in Orlando, Florida early Wednesday morning. CBS News senior correspondent John Miller reports the victim was a friend of TamerlanMore>>
CBS News reports an FBI agent was involved in a fatal shootout in Orlando, Florida early Wednesday morning. CBS News reports the victim was a friend of one of two suspects of the Boston Marathon bombing.More>>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:56 AM EDT2013-05-22 10:56:40 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are on scene of a shooting on the 1700 block of Karen Avenue at the Sonoma Shadows Apartments with an FBI agent being shot. This started off as an FBI Task Force InvestigationMore>>
The search for a homicide suspect turned into a shooting Tuesday night. More>>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:47 AM EDT2013-05-22 10:47:05 GMT
LAS VEGAS - The Clark County School Board appoints Pat Skorkowsky as the next superintendent of the school district. The board is in contract negotiations with Skorkowsky, but the details of the contractMore>>
The Clark County Board of School Trustees appointed Pat Skorkowsky as the next superintendent of the school district Tuesday night. More>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:05 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:05:29 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a crash involving a teenager who was hit by a vehicle. According to police, the victim was walking on a sidewalk at about 2:50 p.m. Tuesday near Tropicana AvenueMore>>
Metro Police are investigating an incident where a teenager was clipped by a truck's side mirror.More>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:04 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:04:36 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating the discovery of a deceased person in a home in northwest Las Vegas. According to Metro, a person arrived at the home in the 8000 block of Green Pasture AvenueMore>>
Metro Police are investigating the discovery of a deceased person in a home in northwest Las Vegas.More>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:00 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:00:18 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- Clark County students experience some the largest classes in the country. And while that overcrowding is expected to decrease by one or two students, the vast majority of kids won't see anyMore>>
Clark County students experience some the largest classes in the country. Although the overcrowding is expected to decrease by one or two students next year, the vast majority of kids won't see any significant change.More>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:55 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:55:25 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- The ratio of students to teachers in the Clark County School District from first through fifth grade and the ratio of students to classes in kindergarten gradually improved toward the endMore>>
The ratio of students to teachers in the Clark County School District from first through fifth grade and the ratio of students to classes in kindergarten gradually improved toward the end of the last decade but worsened after the 2009-2010 school year.More>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:45:27 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- The deadly tornado in Oklahoma is bringing back some bad memories for one woman who now calls Las Vegas her home. Stephanie McGregor is originally from Moore, Oklahoma and lived there whenMore>>
The deadly tornado in Oklahoma is bringing back some bad memories for one woman now living in Las Vegas.More>>
LAS VEGAS -- President Barack Obama said it's time for immigration reform. He told a crowd at Del Sol High School that he will insist on a vote if Congress is unable to move forward on this issue.
He began his speech calling the country's immigration policy "out-of-date" and that now is the time for "commonsense, comprehensive immigration reform."
Enforcement: To strengthen security at the borders and penalize businesses that hire illegal immigrants.
Pathway to citizenship: For millions of people already in the U.S. they would be able to become citizens but only after undergoing background checks and paying penalties.
Legal immigration system into 21st century: A person should not have to wait years for their family to join them.
Obama mentioned a Las Vegas CSN student in his speech. The young undocumented immigrant was recently granted authorization to stay in the U.S.
"The first thing I felt, it was relief, with no fear. I got my drivers license," said Alan Aleman who says the moment he became documented was the happiest moment in his life.
Obama said, as he ended his speech, "In the coming weeks, as the idea of reform becomes more real and the debate becomes more heated and folks try to pull this apart … remember this is not just a debate about policy, it's about people … trying to earn their way into the American dream."
Mindful of previous immigrations efforts that have failed, Obama warned that the debate would become more difficult as it gets closer to a conclusion.
Both the White House and Senate proposals still lack key details. And potential roadblocks are already emerging, even before a Senate measure can be debated, approved and sent to the Republican-controlled House where opposition is likely to be stronger.
(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)