Month: September 2015

What Does Pope Francis’ Six Day Tour to the US Include?

Pope Francis arrived in Washington D.C. on Tuesday. His six-day American tour covers some fascinating events that include meetings with fellow faith leaders, immigrants, prisoners and the homeless. The Pontiff will have meetings with President Obama, address the U.S. Congress and speak to the United Nations. He is likely to speak about issues like immigration, …

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Obama Launches Campaign to Encourage Green Card Holders to Become US Citizens

President Obama is encouraging eligible permanent residents to become U.S. citizens. The White House recently launched a public awareness campaign to help green card holders become U.S. citizens. Recent estimates show around 13.3 million green card holders living in the U.S. Out of that, 8.8 million residents are eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship. This …

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Maryland – The Old Line State

One of the smallest states in the U.S., Maryland was named after the wife of England’s King Charles I, Henrietta Maria. Following are few quick facts about Maryland: State capital – Annapolis State motto of Massachusetts – Fatti maschii, parole femine (“Manly deeds, Womanly words”) State song – “Maryland My Maryland” Nick names – Old …

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