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Kate M. McCarroll

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Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Kate McCarroll practices and leads the firm's Immigration law practice group.

Biography

Kate has extensive experience in employment-based immigration law, including non-immigrant and immigrant processes; health care immigration; I-9 and immigration-related compliance; and, assisting corporations with Department of Labor/Department of Homeland Security audits. She has also handled immigration matters involving criminal and inadmissibility issues; family-based immigration; and asylum proceedings, and has expertise in the specialized area of physician immigration.

Kate is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy and a mentor through the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She provides pro bono support through the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center and to military families through AILA. In addition to AILA, Kate is a member of the International Medical Graduate Taskforce.

In 2012, she was named to the Michigan Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list. In 2016, Kate was selected as a “Michigan Super Lawyer” in immigration law and was nominated as one of the “10 Best” Immigration Attorneys for Michigan by the American Institute of Legal Counsel, Immigration Division. She was recognized by Crain’s Detroit Business as one of its Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan for 2017.

Representative Matters

  • Employment-based non-immigrant petitions (H-1B, TN, O-1, L-1, R-1, E-1/E-2) and permanent residence processes (PERM, EB-1, special handling).
  • I-9 and immigration-related compliance training.
  • Department of Labor/Department of Homeland Security audits.
  • J-1 Waivers, including Conrad 30 Waivers for Physicians.
  • Family-based immigration and naturalization.

Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Kate McCarroll practices and leads the firm's Immigration law practice group.

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Michigan Healthcare Human Resources Association
  • Chair of University of Detroit Mercy Alumni Board
  • International Medical Graduate Taskforce

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. Federal District Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Education

  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, J.D.
    • Cum laude
    • Title Editor, published author, Law Review
  • University of Detroit Mercy, B.A.
    • Summa cum laude

Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Kate McCarroll practices and leads the firm's Immigration law practice group.

March 25, 2024

Immigration Insider | March 2024

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December 21, 2023

Immigration Insider | December 2023

H-1B Cap Reached On December 13, USCIS announced that it received enough H-1B petitions to reach the congressionally mandated 65,000 H-1B visa regular cap and the 20,000 H-1B visa U.S....

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September 12, 2023

Immigration Insider | September 2023

Revised Form I-9 and Verification Procedures As a reminder, the revised I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification form must be used by all employers by November 1, 2023. In addition, new regulations provide...

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August 17, 2023

Kerr Russell Attorneys Recognized By Best Lawyers In America© 2024 And Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch

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July 26, 2023

Immigration Insider | July 2023

Revised Form I-9 and Verification Procedures As a reminder, by August 30, 2023, employers must complete in-person physical inspection of employee documents that were reviewed remotely pursuant to flexibilities permitted...

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June 16, 2023

Immigration Insider | June 2023

End to COVID-19 I-9 Flexibilities During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Homeland Security implemented an inspection deferral policy for I-9 completion which provided flexibility to employers reviewing identity and...

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April 27, 2023

Immigration Insider | April 2023

Priority Date Retrogression With the May 2023 Visa Bulletin, the U.S. Department of State announced that priority dates will retrogress for the employment-based 2nd and 3rd preference categories for all...

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February 9, 2023

Immigration Insider | February 2023

Fiscal Year 2024 H-1B Lottery Filings USCIS has announced that the H-1B registration period for the FY 2024 lottery will be open from March 1, 2023 (noon EST) to March...

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January 18, 2023

Immigration Insider | January 2023

Extension of Non-Immigrant Visa Interviews Waiver The U.S. Department of State announced that it will extend the authority of consular officers to waive in-person interviews for some non-immigrant visa categories...

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November 28, 2022

H-1B Status: Cap-Subject vs. Cap-Exempt

The most-used type of visa status in the United States is the H-1B. To qualify, a foreign worker must have at least a bachelor degree (or U.S. equivalent) related...

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