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Maria del Carmen Ramos Receives JD Supra 2017 Readers’ Choice Award

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Maria del Carmen Ramos, an immigration partner in our Tampa office, has received the 2017 Readers’ Choice Award as one of the top authors who published content through JD Supra. Maria was recognized for the outstanding reach and engagement she consistently attained through The Immigration Bulletin blog to readers across various industries. (more…)

Breaking News: USCIS will Temporarily Suspend Premium Processing of H-1B Petitions

Mechelle Zarou

Mechelle Zarou

In an effort to reduce the growing backlog of pending H-1B petitions, including those H-1B extensions nearing the 240 day limit when continued work authorization would end, USCIS announced today that it would temporarily suspend the use of premium processing in ALL H-1B cases, whether filed under the upcoming H-1B cap, or whether the filing is exempt from the H-1B cap, beginning April 3, 2017. (more…)

Alert: New Handbook for Employers (M-274) is available

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Maria del Carmen Ramos

On February 28, 2017, USCIS published a new Handbook for Employers (“Handbook”) to accompany its updated version of the Form I-9, dated 11/14/2016 N. (more…)

Discussing the EOs With Telemundo Tampa

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Maria del Carmen Ramos, immigration partner in Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick’s Tampa office and The Immigration Bulletin co-author, was interviewed by Telemundo Tampa on February 1, 2017, to discuss how the President’s Executive Orders could affect the Latino community.

Click on the tweet below to view the full interview.

Breaking News: USCIS continues to adjudicate cases

Mechelle Zarou

Mechelle Zarou

Today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services advised on its website that adjudications will continue regardless of your country of origin.  Continue to check back with us for updates. For more information, please contact Mechelle Zarou at mzarou@slk-law.com.

 

Attorney Spotlight

Maria del Carmen Ramos, Partner, Handles all types of immigration matters for foreign nationals and large institutional clients, including routinely filing petitions for non-immigrant visas on behalf of employers, and advising and training employers on I-9 compliance.