Shumaker is proud to introduce our recent Immigration Practice Group video featuring our blog authors Maria del Carmen Ramos and Mechelle Zarou.
Our immigration practice handles all areas related to immigration, including the full range of family and employment-based visas and green cards, compliance, government agency interaction, outbound immigration and consultation regarding foreign travel. Shumaker’s immigration attorneys design solutions around our clients’ needs and constantly provide updates on the latest news and trends surrounding this ever-changing area.
Maria del Carmen Ramos, an immigration partner in our Tampa office, has received an AV® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell after an extensive and confidential peer review by members of the Bar and Judiciary. As part of its legal review process, Martindale-Hubbell periodically and randomly conducts reviews on all lawyers in its directory in two key ways: (i) conducting reviews on randomly selected attorneys/judges and (ii) by surveying names of legal professionals that lawyers can nominate as references. Continue reading “Maria del Carmen Ramos Receives an AV® Peer Rating”
Late last month, the U.S. Department of State announced that as of August 23, 2014, immigrant visa numbers for Chinese nationals in the EB-5 category would be unavailable through September 30, 2014. This notwithstanding, when the U.S. Department of State issued its October Visa Bulletin, the EB-5 category showed as current for all nationalities. Continue reading “The Infamous EB-5 Visa”