From The Economist, Univison and The Washington Post to generous cover stories by The Tennessean, national attention was on Nashville, Conexión Américas and Casa Azafrán for President Obama’s Town Hall. Below are news stories from President Obama’s visit, links to other national news sparked by the Presidential Visit and a full video of President Obama’s Town Hall.

2015-01-20 cdn-media.nationaljournalThe news keeps spreading! After the attention on Nashville and Conexión Américas, Executive Director Renata Soto was invited to speak on a panel for National Journal Live’s The Next America: Population 2043 “Immigration and Diversity in Communities Across the Country”. Renata emphasized how making deliberate choices to be inclusive has helped Nashville’s continued economic progress and vitality.



Full video with Introduction by Renata Soto and President Obama’s Town Hall at Casa Azafrán

Some of the news coverage of President Obama’s visit to Casa Azafrán:

Washington Post Why Nashville is the Backdrop for Obama’s Immigration Pitch

The Economist The Immigrant Numbers Game: Why Barack Obama’s Partial Amnesty Won’t be Reversed

The Tennessean Renata Soto Builds Bridges for New Americans | Nashville Immigrants Hope to Tell Obama Thanks | Obama’s Nashville Immigration Talk Offers Hope Amid Uncertainty | Obama Lauds Immigration Reform in Nashville Speech

Local TV News Clips News Channel 5 |  News Channel 4 | News Channel 2 | News Channel 17

La Opinion Why Obama Takes Immigration Pitch to Nashville

Media en Español

Hola Tennessee Barack Obama Defiende Acción Ejecutiva

La Opinion Nashville: De ‘English Only’ a ejemplo de ciudad proinmigrante

Univision Obama Ofrecerá un Discurso Sobre la Acción Ejecutiva

Telemundo Obama Intentó Calmar a los Inmigrantes


Read more from our January 2015 Newsletter

Highlights of President Obama’s Visit to Casa Azafrán

Ready for Relief: Preparing for Immigration Action

Partnership Spotlight: Mesa Komal at the Belcourt

New Study Shows that Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Nashville Create Jobs

Pop-up Valentine’s Day Restaurant with Mesa Komal Chef Karla Ruiz

Save the Date: Cafecito April 24 at Music City Center

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