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The Resurgence of Private Prisons and the Rise of the Police State

The Resurgence of Private Prisons and the Rise of the Police State By: Glenn Fogle, Esq. for The Immigration Education Project Donald Trump’s Attorney General, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, has signaled that he would bring back private prison contracts for Federal prisons which had begun to be phased out by the previous Department of Justice. This is not surprising with the …

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A Day Without Google?

A Day Without Google? By: Esperanza Cristancho (The Immigration Education Project) On February 16, 2017, a “Day Without Immigrants” was organized in the U.S. through social media as a protest to show Trump and his xenophobic administration the contribution of immigrants to our country and the grave financial consequences that his harsh immigration policies could bring to the economy. Not surprisingly, given …

Trump’s Executive Order Debacle

Trump’s Executive Order Debacle By H. Glenn Fogle, Jr. Esq., Principal Member of the Fogle Law Firm, LLC To start with, the United States is bound by the UN Refugee Convention (an international treaty on refugees) which has been ratified by the Senate in accord with the U.S. Constitution as the “supreme law of the land,” as well as our …

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The End of NSEERS

The End of NSEERS By H. Glenn Fogle, Jr, Esq. The week before Christmas, President Obama ordered the Department of Homeland Security to finally terminate the shuttered “Muslim” registration program known as the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS).  Though not “specifically” directed at Muslims (as that would clearly be unconstitutional), NSEERS required males over 16 years of age from …

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What about the Dreamers?

WHAT ABOUT THE DREAMERS? By: H. Glenn Fogle, Jr., Esq. After the DREAM Act, which was designed to assist children who were brought by their parents to the United States either without inspection or no longer in status, was defeated in the Senate in late 2010 and early 2011, President Obama issued an executive order known as DACA (Deferred Action …

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Immigration Makes America Great

Immigration Makes America Great by: H. Glenn Fogle, Jr., Esq. The continued arrival of immigrants into the American colonies and later the United States has been a constant since the new world was discovered by the Europeans in the late 1400s. Because of this, our country has brought the best, brightest and most motivated from around the world to contribute …

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Signals on Immigration from Trump Administration

Signals on Immigration from Trump Administration By H. Glenn Fogle, Jr., Esq., November 22, 2016 Based on those either nominated for cabinet positions or advising the President-Elect on immigration, America looks like it is returning to the post-911 days of paranoia and scapegoating of immigrants—particularly of the Muslim faith. It appears that Trump advisor, Kris Kobach, the Kansas Secretary of …

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Immigration Landscape Under Trump Presidency

Immigration Landscape Under Trump Presidency By H. Glenn Fogle, Jr., Principal Member of The Fogle Law Firm, LLC We here at The Fogle Law Firm, LLC are still trying to digest the election results and the fact that an individual with no government experience, was elected to the presidency by a minority of the electorate and less than one sixth …

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USCIS Raising Application Filing Fees for the First time in Six years

USCIS Raising Application Filing Fees for the First time in Six years By H. Glenn Fogle, Jr., Principal Member of The Fogle Law Firm, LLC United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the adjudication branch of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are raising their application fees again, and depending on what type of application you are filing, it may …