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Mechelle Zarou to present at Ohio Management Lawyers Association Meeting

Toledo partner Mechelle Zarou will present at the Ohio Management Lawyers Association (“OMLA”) meeting on Thursday, May 3, 2018 on Immigration Law Compliance, Audits and Raids. She will provide practical solutions for employment law attorneys who counsel their clients on I-9 compliance and audits, as well as workplace raids by Immigration Customs and Enforcement.

OMLA is an Ohio non-profit corporation made up of senior labor and employment attorneys whose practices are dedicated exclusively to representing management. Its stated purpose is “[t]o provide an organization and forum for the exchange of information, discussion of common issues and problems, and promotion of the administration of justice with respect to employment, labor, and other areas of law affecting employers.”


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…)

Mechelle Zarou Inducted as a Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Association

Mechelle Zarou

Mechelle Zarou

Mechelle Zarou, partner in the Toledo office, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Foundation. (more…)


Mechelle Zarou

Mechelle Zarou

Traditionally, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) has used the complaint of a single H-1B employee to investigate a company’s entire H-1B program. Following the latest decision from the 8th Circuit, this approach is likely to cease. (more…)

USCIS and DOS Attempt to Clarify Increasingly Complex Visa Bulletin Situation

Mechelle Zarou

Mechelle Zarou

Each month, the Department of State (“DOS”) publishes current immigrant visa availability information in its Visa Bulletin. The Visa Bulletin indicates when statutorily limited visas are available to prospective immigrants based on their individual priority date. (more…)