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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 …

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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 …

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Visa Program Up for Renewal Amid Allegations of Fraud

WASHINGTON — A contentious visa program that allows wealthy foreigners to obtain a green card by investing in economic development projects will expire at the end of this month unless Congress acts to extend it. The program, called EB-5, allows foreign investors to gain a quicker path to citizenship by investing from $500,000 to more than $1 million to finance a …

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USCIS Proposes Rule to Welcome International Entrepreneurs

Release Date: August 26, 2016  WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is proposing a new rule, which would allow certain international entrepreneurs to be considered for parole (temporary permission to be in the United States) so that they may start or scale their businesses here in the United States. Read the advance version of the notice of proposed rulemaking: International Entrepreneur Rule. …