Otieno B. Ombok: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Otieno B. Ombok

Principal
White Plains,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone914-872-6895

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Practice Areas

  • Immigration
  • Airline and Airline Service Providers
  • Automotive
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Financial Services
  • Gaming and Hospitality
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • Technology and Telecom
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Nairobi, LL.B., First Class Honors, 1994; University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, LL.M., 1996
 
Admitted2002, New York
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

American Bar Association
American Immigration Lawyers Association

 
LanguagesLuo; Swahili
 
Born1969
 
Biography

Otieno B. Ombok is a Principal in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Ombok specializes in all aspects of employment-based non-immigration and immigrant visa petitions. He also advises on I-9 compliance issues as well as outbound immigration matters. He has a natural facility in addressing client issues such advises both U.S. and foreign employers with regard to immigration matters. He has a natural facility in addressing client issues pertaining to healthcare visas for medical professionals, researchers and scientists.

He has taught business law as an Adjunct Professor with the United States International University in Nairobi and worked with various nonprofit groups running educations, democracy and governance programs in Africa.

Honors and Recognitions

•Distinguished fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society (FCCS)

Publications

January 5, 2016

Hospitals, Medical Providers Come under Scrutiny for Potentially Discriminatory Ads

January 5, 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) has been notifying hospitals and medical providers by letter that their advertisements placed through the Centralized Application Service for Podiatric Residencies (“CASPR”) for podiatric residency

December 4, 2015

Jackson Lewis Employers' Immigration Update - No. 20, December 2015

December 4, 2015

Proposed STEM OPT Rule PublishedThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed amending its regulations on the optional practical training (“OPT”) program to allow international F-1 students with U.S. degrees in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics (“STEM”) - attained from

November 9, 2015

Proposed New Optional Practical Training (OPT) Rules

November 9, 2015

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed amending its regulations on the optional practical training (“OPT”) program to allow international F-1 students with U.S. degrees in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics (“STEM”) - attained from accredited institutions - to extend

Blogs

Immigration

DOL H-2B Rule Modifies Application Process, Strengthens Worker Protection; Effective April 23, 2012
March 14, 2012

Reversing many of the critical reforms initiated in 2009 that streamlined the H-2B application process, the U.S. Department of Labor has amended its regulations governing the certification of the employment of foreign workers performing temporary or seasonal non-agricultural labor or services under the H-2B visa program.

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Florida Court Again Strikes Down DOL H-2B Regulations
Kevin Lashus,Otieno B. Ombok, March 30, 2015
The Department of Labor lacks authority under the Immigration and Nationality Act to issue regulations in the H-2B program, a Florida federal district court has ruled, vacating the DOL’s 2008 H-2B regulations establishing standards and procedures for certifying employers’ requests to...

USCIS Resumes H-2B Adjudications
Otieno B. Ombok, March 30, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that it will resume adjudications of H-2B petitions, even though it will continue to suspend premium processing until further notice.
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Otieno B. Ombok

44 South Broadway, 14th Floor
White PlainsNY 10601




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