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Workers World Today podcast has a mission to educate workers and provide them with relevant information pertinent to the workforce such as workers’ compensation, discrimination on the job, workers’ rights, and more.


USCIS Fee Hikes Starting October 2
Sep 12 • 60 min
We are strongly advising all immigrants to get in your applications before October 2, 2020 to avoid paying the increase in fees. Get a free consultation by calling 855-768-8845 or visiting www.askthelawyer.us
Naive, Stupid or Victim?
Sep 5 • 60 min
There is a foreclosure crisis in Brooklyn, amplified by the pandemic. Brooklyn is known as the foreclosure capital. Added to the issue, persons are losing their homes to deed theft and deed fraud. A part of the deed fraud, persons are signing their deeds…
Trump’s War on Immigrants Continues
Aug 29 • 60 min
The Trump’s administration war on immigrants continues. USCIS has significantly increased adjusting fees by a weighted average increase of 20 percent, adding new fees, establishing multiple fees for non-immigrant worker petitions, and limiting the number…
Russian Roulette
Aug 22 • 59 min
Prevention is better than cure. Making legal decisions without an attorney is like Russian Roulette - you don’t know when you will die. You don’t know what’s coming. Attorney Brian Figeroux explains.
The Right Lawyer
Aug 15 • 60 min
Get the right information from the right attorney, to make the right decision for yourself and your family. Whatever you legal issue or concern, get a FREE, no obligation, legal consultation from the Law Firm of Figeroux & Associates. Take advantage of…
Small Business Solutions
Aug 8 • 60 min
We have the New American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), the African-American International Chamber of Commerce (AAICC) and the Hispanic-American International Chamber of Commerce (HAICC) - we are a Coalition! Businesses are suffering; they have not gotten…
Helping with COVID-19 Non-health Devastations
Aug 1 • 61 min
In NYC’s first wave of the pandemic, we were unprepared. A lot of people died people died and a lot of people lost their jobs. Attorney Brian Figeroux delves into the issues and offers assistance.
CUNY’s Tuition Hike & the New Public Charge
Jul 18 • 60 min
CUNY is raising tuition for college students. Attorney Brian Figeroux explains why this not a good idea and that students need a bailout plan in this pandemic. The New Public Charge is affiliated with the Affidavit of Support and many people are being…
Penny Smart and Dollar Foolish
Jul 11 • 57 min
We are living in unprecedented times: Pandemic, financial stress, racism and social injustice. In these times, now more than ever, you need the right attorney. Trump is trying to destroy immigrants. Your Green Card is your biggest investment. Don’t fool…
Jumaane Williams for Mayor of NYC
Jul 4 • 56 min
Attorney Brian Figeroux explains why he is the best candidate. Mr Figeroux also discusses the pressing legal issues facing our community.
After the Elections
Jun 27 • 61 min
Now that we have had the Democratic primaries, what are the expectations of our leaders in the community as we move forward? What are the problems? Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses Immigration: VAWA, Fraud and Advance Parole as well as Deed Transfer and…
Importance of Voting in the June 23 Primary Elections!
Jun 20 • 57 min
Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses the legal issues of bankruptcy and divorce. Guests: Congresswoman Yvette Clarke representing the 9th District in Brooklyn and Assemblywoman Diana Richardson representing the 43rd District in Brooklyn speak about the…
Pride and Hope for the Future
Jun 13 • 60 min
Attorney Brian Figeroux speaks about a demonstration that he attended recently where our youth made emotional, informative and solution-oriented presentations. He felt very proud of our youth and the hope they gave for the future. Legal issues discussed:…
“IF THERE IS NO STRUGGLE, THERE IS NO PROGRESS”
Jun 6 • 60 min
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them, and these will continue till…
Legal Issues During the Pandemic
May 16 • 57 min
What are some of the most pressing issues during the COVID-19 pandemic? Listen to understand your rights and get the right information to make the right decision for yourself and your family. Plus, LaborRadio speaks with Donald Nesbit, Executive VP Local…
NYC Re-opens on May 15. Black & Brown People Are Dying; We Have No Leadership and a Conversation with the Mighty Sparrow.
May 9 • 61 min
The coronavirus has a disproportionate impact on minority populations because of the underlying medical conditions that have historically “plagued” these communities. Conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, upper respiratory illnesses, and…
Mourning the Dead - Fighting for the Living
May 2 • 61 min
We hope you and your family are doing and staying well. We are grateful to you, our audience tuning in every week. These are difficult and unprecedented times, and we will get through it; with our faith, hope, and together. We have bid farewell to many,…
ASK THE LAWYER: Coronavirus Special
Mar 24 • 61 min
We know that there is a lot of information about the Coronavirus out there, including rumors. Attorney Brian Figeroux explains the legal implications and gives an update to what is happening in the legal arena regarding the shut down of the various courts.
ASK THE LAWYER: Sexual harassment by housing providers is illegal under the Fair Housing Act and other federal laws.
Mar 14 • 60 min
The Fair Housing Act and other federal laws prohibit sexual harassment. These laws also prohibit harassment because of race, color, religion, national origin, familial status, or disability. Learn about sexual harassment in housing and your legal rights.
ASK THE LAWYER: There are many people in our community that own a home. They also have additional properties in Florida, Atlanta, the Caribbean and Africa.
Mar 8 • 61 min
There are many people in our community that own a home. They also have additional properties in Florida, Atlanta, the Caribbean and Africa. Attorney Brian Figeroux explains how the Wills & Estate Planning Division of the Law Firm of Figeroux and…
ASK THE LAWYER: The Trump administration is attacking immigrants on all fronts. How does that impact undocumented persons if the coronavirus comes to the U.S.?
Feb 29 • 60 min
The Trump administration is attacking immigrants on all fronts. How does that impact undocumented persons if the coronavirus comes to the U.S.?
ASK THE LAWYER: In 2020, the Trump administration has upped its war against immigrants.
Feb 22 • 60 min
In 2020, the Trump administration has upped its war against immigrants. How are our elected officials in New York State protecting immigrants? Attorney, Brian Figeroux explains. Plus, Bernie Sanders got the endorsement of the Mayor of New York, Bill de…
ASK THE LAWYER: Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses what are your options for legalization in America.
Feb 22 • 60 min
Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses what are your options for legalization in America.
ASK THE LAWYER: Black is Beautiful! February is Black History Month!
Feb 8 • 60 min
Black is Beautiful! February is Black History Month - the Celebrations & Challenges! Plus Attorney Brian Figeroux explains why Trump and his anti-immigrant partners are against family-based petitions.
ASK THE LAWYER: Trump continues his war on immigrants with his harsh policies.
Feb 1 • 60 min
Trump continues his war on immigrants with his harsh policies. He recently had a victory in the Supreme Court where he is increasing the requirements for approved petitions to further prove that the petitioner can support the beneficiary. Trump is also…
ASK THE LAWYER: Trump’s New Travel Ban
Feb 1 • 60 min
President Trump plans to widen his controversial travel ban that prohibits nearly all people from seven countries to the U.S. for immigration purposes.The list of countries include Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Eritrea, Myanmar, Kyrgyzstan and Belarus.…
ASK THE LAWYER: There is been an increase in deed theft in our community…
Jan 18 • 59 min
There is been an increase in deed theft in our community. Elected officials are scrambling to help these people. Attorney Brian Figeroux explains why he believes that elected officials are to be blamed.
ASK THE LAWYER: Visitors to the U.S from the Caribbean. Africa and Latin America on visitors’ visas are being detained…
Jan 11 • 60 min
Visitors to the U.S from the Caribbean. Africa and Latin America on visitors’ visas are being detained, returned to their home countries with their visitors visa revoked and banned for five years. Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses this issue and provides…
ASK THE LAWYER: Welcome 2020! A new decade! What’s done is done and as you look back…
Jan 4 • 60 min
Welcome 2020! A new decade! What’s done is done and as you look back to the last year and the decade, learn from the past and we wish for brighter future in light of those lessons learned. Happy New Year 2020! Listen to hear our 2020 wishes for you!
ASK THE LAWYER: The Christmas rules for immigrants. Plus goals for the New Year 2020!
Dec 22, 2019 • 59 min
The Christmas rules for immigrants. Plus goals for the New Year 2020!
ASK THE LAWYER (12-14-19): Protect your home from scammers and schemers who use deed theft and “too good to be true” offers to steal your home.
Dec 14, 2019 • 61 min
Protect your home from scammers and schemers who use deed theft and “too good to be true” offers to steal your home.
ASK THE LAWYER (12-04-19): Sexual Harassment in Housing
Dec 14, 2019 • 61 min
The Sexual Harassment in Housing Initiative is an effort to combat sexual harassment in housing led by the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. The goal of the Initiative is to address sexual harassment by landlords, property managers,…
ASK THE LAWYER RADIO SHOW: “Untouchable” Arleigh Louison Continues Immigration Fraud Business While His Victims Face Deportation Proceeding.
Nov 23, 2019 • 61 min
“Untouchable” Arleigh Louison Continues Immigration Fraud Business While His Victims Face Deportation Proceeding.
On the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) website, there is an article, “Standing Up for Immigrants in the Midst of An Immigration Crackdown”
Nov 23, 2019 • 61 min
On the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) website, there is an article, “Standing Up for Immigrants in the Midst of An Immigration Crackdown.” The article discusses Trump’s three years in office where he has been demonizing immigrants.…
Breaking News from the Twin-Republic of Trinidad & Tobago - Swine Flu Has Landed
Nov 9, 2019 • 60 min
H1N1 pop­u­lar­ly known as swine flu has once again reared its ug­ly head as ru­mors of a re­cent out­break have sparked na­tion­wide con­cern. Fortunately, the T&T government led by Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley is on top of the situation. Medical…
ASK THE LAWYER: There are behavior-type medical conditions that are caused by people’s behavior. What are the legal issues associated with these medical conditions?
Nov 2, 2019 • 61 min
ASK THE LAWYER: There are behavior-type medical conditions that are caused by people’s behavior. What are the legal issues associated with these medical conditions?
What are the latest developments in immigration? We know that #45 is very busy trying to stop immigration from the Caribbean, Latin America and Africa. Attorney Brian Figeroux explains.
Oct 30, 2019 • 60 min
What are the latest developments in immigration? We know that #45 is very busy trying to stop immigration from the Caribbean, Latin America and Africa. Attorney Brian Figeroux explains.
ASK THE LAWYER: Ms Kamla submitted this question via www.askthelawyer.us
Oct 12, 2019 • 60 min
Ms Kamla submitted this question via www.askthelawyer.us: It’s Columbus Day Weekend and I plan to party with Machel Montano in Miami. My side hustle, my boyfriend, has no Green Card and 3 felonies should I take him or my husband?
‘Shooting Immigrants in the Legs’ is Appalling and Horrific Statement from an American President
Oct 5, 2019 • 60 min
The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, is in the news again, talking about shooting immigrants in the legs. American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) member, Brian Figeroux talks about the impact of such statements on the…
ASK THE LAWYER (9/28/19): Spousal Petitions - Getting a Green Card Through Marriage
Oct 5, 2019 • 62 min
Married or engaged to a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and need to apply for a green card or visa? Attorney, Brian Figeroux, member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) speaks about proving that your marriage is bonafide and the…
ASK THE LAWYER (9/21/19): Do you understand your civil rights?
Oct 5, 2019 • 59 min
Do you understand your civil rights?
ASK THE LAWYER (9/14/19): Emotional Side of Divorce
Oct 5, 2019 • 59 min
Don’t Divorce Your Money or Your Kids Divorce Your Spouse!
ASK THE LAWYER (9/7/19): Why do people get divorced and who gets the money?
Oct 5, 2019 • 60 min
Why do people get divorced and who gets the money?
Ask the Lawyer: Louison Fraud, VAWA & Advance Parole
Aug 10, 2019 • 59 min
Ask The Lawyer with Attorney Brian Figeroux. Mr. Figeroux is a great attorney with Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Immigration, Personal Injury and Matrimonial matters. He is also a great business owner and mentor.
ICE Raids
Jul 20, 2019 • 59 min
The recent immigration raids were reported as unsuccessful. Brian Figeroux, Esq., of Ask the Lawyer, disagrees and explains why the raids were successful.
How can immigrants in America celebrate 4th of July?
Jul 6, 2019 • 56 min
Ask the Lawyer with Brian Figeroux, Esq., member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, brings you the latest updates on immigration law and other important legal issues.
The War on Immigrants
Jun 22, 2019 • 58 min
The War on Immigrants. People said that Trump started it. When did it really start?
Legal warnings for the summertime
Jun 8, 2019 • 62 min
Summer is here and things are starting to heat up. Warm weather, barbecues, drinking and traveling. It’s all about the good time. What are the legal dos and don’ts for the summer? Listen up and learn. Ask The Lawyer with Attorney Brian Figeroux. Mr.…
What is the agenda behind Trump’s recent speech on Comprehensive Immigration Reform?
May 29, 2019 • 60 min
President Trump recently had a press conference on Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR). His statements lacked specifics. Brian Figeroux, Esq., New York’s #1 Immigration Attorney and member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) for over…
Why You Should Be Careful About Immigration Fraud
May 11, 2019 • 59 min
Ask The Lawyer with Attorney Brian Figeroux. Mr. Figeroux is a great attorney with Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Immigration, Personal Injury and Matrimonial matters. He is also a great business owner and mentor.
Ask The Lawyer: What can I do if I am an undocumented immigrant and married to an abusive US citizen?
Apr 27, 2019 • 57 min
Ask The Lawyer with Attorney Brian Figeroux. Mr. Figeroux is a great attorney with Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Immigration, Personal Injury and Matrimonial matters. He is also a great business owner and mentor.
How can you save your home from foreclosure?
Apr 20, 2019 • 61 min
Ask The Lawyer with Attorney Brian Figeroux. Mr. Figeroux is a great attorney with Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Immigration, Personal Injury and Matrimonial matters. He is also a great business owner and mentor.
From Worker to Business Owner - A Mentorship Program
Apr 13, 2019 • 56 min
Ask The Lawyer with Attorney Brian Figeroux. Mr. Figeroux is a great attorney with Immigration, Personal Injury and Matrimonial matters. He is also a great business owner and mentor.
Why Racism Influences Republican Party’s Decision to End Diversity Visa Lottery
Apr 6, 2019 • 60 min
Ask the Lawyer with Brian Figeroux, Esq., member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, brings you the latest updates on immigration law and other important issues.
Ask The Lawyer: Why You Should Invest In Home Ownership
Apr 3, 2019 • 61 min
Ask the Lawyer with Brian Figeroux, Esq., member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, brings you the latest updates on immigration law and other important issues.
ASK THE LAWYER: Unions and Health Benefit Plans
Nov 23, 2018 • 59 min
Ask the Lawyer with Brian Figeroux, Esq., member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, brings you the latest updates on immigration law and other important issues.
ASK THE LAWYER: Will ICE agents deport me when I go to interview for my Green Card?
Nov 23, 2018 • 59 min
Ask the Lawyer with Brian Figeroux, Esq., member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, brings you the latest updates on immigration law and other important issues.
ASK THE LAWYER: What can you do if you are a victim of domestic violence?
Nov 23, 2018 • 57 min
Ask the Lawyer with Brian Figeroux, Esq., member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, brings you the latest updates on immigration law and other important issues.
ASK THE LAWYER: What are my options as an undocumented immigrant?
Nov 23, 2018 • 59 min
Ask the Lawyer with Brian Figeroux, Esq., member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, brings you the latest updates on immigration law and other important issues.
ASK THE LAWYER: Can I File for Bankruptcy as a Green Card Holder?
Nov 23, 2018 • 60 min
Ask the Lawyer with Brian Figeroux, Esq., member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, brings you the latest updates on immigration law and other important legal issues.
Trump’s Proposed Rule: A War on Immigrants?
Nov 23, 2018 • 60 min
Ask the Lawyer with Brian Figeroux, Esq., member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, brings you the latest updates on immigration law and other important issues.