West Wing Week 08/17/12 or, "Dream Day"

On August 17, 2012, in White House 2.0, by Obama Watcher

 

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This week, the White House hosted PTA day and the annual Iftar dinner, the President addressed the drought and spoke with the Curiosity team, and the Administration began accepting applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. That's August 10th to August 16th or, "Dream Day."

 

Friday, August 10th:

  • Friday was PTA day at the White House, featuring an “Open for Questions” online Q&A with Director of the Domestic Policy Council Cecilia Munoz and PTA President Betsy Landers.

Monday, August 13th:

  • Monday, the President made a call from Air Force One to congratulate members of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover team at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where the rover was designed, developed and assembled.

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    The President toured the McIntosh Family Farms in Missouri Valley, to see firsthand the impacts of the historic drought.

Tuesday, August 14th:

  • On Tuesday, Deputy Advisor Ben Rhodes National Security stopped by to tell us about his experience as part of the US Delegation to the Olympics, and his Rhodes Traveled.

Wednesday, June 29th:

  • Wednesday was DREAM day, when the administration began accepting applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. 
  • Forms that can be found at uscis.gov/childhoodarrivals.

 

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