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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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Executive Action on Immigration Impact on Employment-Based Petitions

Executive Action on Immigration Impact on Employment-Based Petitions   President Obama announced changes to the United States’ immigration policy via executive action on November 20, 2014. The President outlined several changes to business immigration processes and procedures. These changes, outlined below, contain vague guidelines and uncertain timelines, especially compared to changes in family-based immigration law. These executive actions will come …

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U.S. Department of State Grants Temporary Protected Status to Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone

U.S. Department of State Grants Temporary Protected Status to Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”) to people currently residing in the U.S. from countries stricken with Ebola. Eligible nationals from Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone (and people without nationality who last habitually resided in one of these countries) who …

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Executive Action on Immigration Impact on Family-Based Petitions

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] November 25, 2014 Executive Action on Immigration Impact on Family-Based Petitions       On Thursday, November 20, President Obama announced a series of executive actions on U.S. immigration. These actions include benefits under deferred action initiatives and provisional unlawful presence waivers. A.   Deferred Action Initiatives The executive actions addressed two changes to deferred action initiatives, including an extension of …

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Nueva Ley de Inmigración del Presidente Obama

Noviembre 20, 2014 Estimada familia, Nueva Ley de Inmigración del Presidente Obama El abogado H. Glenn Fogle, Jr. y todo el equipo de su bufete de abogados celebra la acción ejecutiva que el Presidente Obama anuncio para otorgar alivio temporal a aproximadamente 4.4 millones de inmigrantes que se encuentran en los Estados Unidos. Como usted sabe, nuestra firma ha luchado …

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Are Your H-1B Petitions Ready For April 1st 2014?

Last year USCIS received approximately 124,000 H-1B petitions within five days of April 1, 2013. On April 7, 2013 the computer generated random selection process (lottery) was conducted to select 20,000 H-B petitions filed on behalf of persons with U.S masters degrees. All advanced U.S master’s degree petitions that were not selected were added to the random selection process (lottery) …