Presidential Flyer

By: Tia Neuharth and Britain Lehrer

Current Issue (Immigration Reform)

Who? Immigrants and the US

What? A change to the current immigration policy

Why? People are abusing or remove faults

Where? US and immigrating countries

When? Present Day


Facts and Statistics

-40.7 million people in 2012 are foreign born

-More diverse then 50 years ago

-Women out number men in foreign born people

-6 states are home to undocumented population Texas, Florida, New York, Illinois, and New Jersey


Constitutional powers- Chief Diplomat

Presidential Roles- Recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and exploited

Leadership Qualities- Consumes Building

Requirements for being president

  • Natural born citizen
  • 35 years old
  • a resident within the U.S. for 14 years

Salary and Benefits of being President

  • Annual Salary- $400,000
  • Annual Expense account- $50,000
  • Nontaxable travel account- $100,000
  • Entertainment - $19,000

5 Leadership Qualities and Skills

  1. Effective and resolute decision making from all levels of his administration- without good decision making as president nothing would get done
  2. The ability to facilitate high stakes open meeting where the best information is shared- It is important to be able to make it easy for us to see what is going on in the government
  3. Trust between the government and the people- without trust for the president he could become not credible in his decisions
  4. Implement smart, measurable goals- The people and president need goals to work towards in order to instill progress
  5. Cross party lines and negotiate the terms of his presidency- This will help so that both parties can work together through the Presidency

The 6 roles of President

  • Party Leader- The president helps his political party get elected or appointed to office and at the end of his term may campaign for re-election
  1. political party: democrat
  2. The president can work on behalf of his party by helping pass his parties favorable bills without a veto
  3. The party can work on the president behalf by proposing legislation to try to enact the presidents preferred policies
  • Commander in Chief- all military leaders report to and take orders from the president
  1. the benefit of having a civilian who is elected as commander in chief lessens the risk of developing into a military dictatorship
  2. some of the drawbacks are that he may not know all of the military tactics
  • Chief of State- represents U.S. at public events
  1. president visits cities in distress; Bush visited the people after Hurricane Katrina
  2. He would be the figure head of the war and visit places of distress
  • Chief Diplomat-Interacts with the leaders from other nations and associates with foreign leaders
  1. Recently hosted- leaders from Africa to support their efforts to strengthen democratic institution: recently visited Cuba to encourage the discontinuation of trade embargo against Cuba
  2. Traditional allies France, Great Britain, Germany, Japan, Austria, Canada, Mexico, Israel,Spain, Italy. Still remain strong
  • Chief Legislator- Voice his ideas and opinions to congress while they draft legislation
  1. Obama pushes health care reform plan to break deadlock
  2. he set out an 11- page plan to break the stalemate for the healthcare reform
Hail to the Chief

Constitutional Powers

l. Be commander in chief of the Army and Navy when called into service. (Diplomatic)


2. Require the opinion of the principal officer in each executive department. (Diplomatic)


3. Have power to grand reprieves and pardons. (Judicial)


4. Make treaties. (Diplomatic)


5. Nominate and appoint ambassadors, judges of the Supreme Court and all other officers of the United States. (Executive)


6. Fill up all vacancies during the recess of the Senate. (Diplomatic)


7. Give to Congress information of the state of the union. (Executive)


8. Recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient. (Executive)


9. On extraordinary occasions convene both Houses, or either of them. (Executive)


10. Receive ambassadors and other public ministers. (Diplomatic)