Expendable to Essential

2023-10-11T13:44:45-04:00

As the President pushes for meat-processing plants to re-open or stay open, the number of workers getting infected with Covid-19 continues to rise. Approximately 30% of workers at those plants are immigrants, some of whom are documented and some not. Pre-corona, these same plants were the targets for raids by the Immigration and Customs […]

Expendable to Essential2023-10-11T13:44:45-04:00

A Lion’s whimper – President Trump’s Executive Order

2023-10-11T13:18:52-04:00

President Trump signed into effect a new executive order entitled “Suspension Of Entry Of Immigrants Who Present A Risk To The United States Labor Market During The Economic Recovery Following The 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak”, on April 22, 2020.

While this sounds ominous and has the appearance of the great lion, king of the jungle, […]

A Lion’s whimper – President Trump’s Executive Order2023-10-11T13:18:52-04:00

Greetings from the Epicenter

2023-10-11T13:19:05-04:00

As someone who grew up in New York City, I was always told that the Big Apple was the center of the universe. In this global world, it was always cool to think that I was in such an important place and that was part of my motivation to move back here in 2011 […]

Greetings from the Epicenter2023-10-11T13:19:05-04:00

Travel to the US and the coronavirus

2023-10-11T13:24:54-04:00

Coronavirus, as of March 15, 2020, is leading to mass implementation of “social distancing”, and at the same time life necessitates that people travel, which puts individuals at further risk of exposure. In order to try to stem the spread of the virus in the U.S., President Trump announced a ban under section 212(f) […]

Travel to the US and the coronavirus2023-10-11T13:24:54-04:00

The Coronavirus and Public Charge Rule

2023-10-11T13:30:46-04:00

Between the time I write this article and each one of you reads it, the information about Coronavirus will be different and its impact greater. Many of you may think what does the Coronavirus have to do with immigration law and immigrants? Many of you will not care about immigrants’ rights unless it directly […]

The Coronavirus and Public Charge Rule2023-10-11T13:30:46-04:00

Where does one begin explaining what people really need to know about the government’s new “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds Final Rule”?

2023-10-11T13:39:14-04:00

Part 1 – Explanations of the terms

  • What is a Public Charge?

The “public charge” inadmissibility test was established by law in 1883, allowing the federal government to deny a person a green card, an extension of a visa or admission into the U.S., which means the government has always withheld the right to exclude […]

Where does one begin explaining what people really need to know about the government’s new “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds Final Rule”?2023-10-11T13:39:14-04:00

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