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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker opens registration for 2016 Selectusa Investment Summit

Innovation-Focused Summit to Provide Global Investors and Economic Developers with Latest Information on Investment in the United States WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Ambassador Glyn T. Davies are pleased to announced that registration is now open for the third SelectUSA Investment Summit to be held June 19-21, 2016, in Washington, D.C. The Summit’s theme is ...
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United States begins implementation of changes to the Visa Waiver Program

WASHINGTON—The United States today began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act). U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) welcomes more than a million passengers arriving to the United States every day and is committed to facilitating legitimate travel while maintaining the highest standards of security ...
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U.S. Presidential History: January

January 1 1863 President Abraham Lincoln signs the final Emancipation Proclamation, leading to the end of slavery in the United States. The proclamation freed all slaves in states that were still in rebellion during the time of the American Civil War. January 2 1960 Senator John F Kennedy, announces his candidacy for the United States ...
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