Rebecca L. Sigmund: Lawyer with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Rebecca L. Sigmund

Phone864 240 8341

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Mailing AddressThe Ogletree Building, 300 North Main Street, Suite 500, 29601, Greenville, SC
University Furman University, B.A., 1980
Law SchoolGeorgia State University, J.D., 1988
Admitted1989, Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia. (Not admitted in South Carolina)
Memberships State Bar of Georgia (Chair, 2008; Executive Committee Member, International Law Section); American Immigration Lawyers Association (Board of Governors, 1995-1996; President, Atlanta Chapter, 1995-1996).
BornBeckley, West Virginia, 1957

Captain, Jessup International Moot Court. International and Comparative Law Society (Treasurer, 1987-1988; President, 1988-1989). Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in International Law. Listed: USA Chambers Listing 2006- present; Georgia Super Lawyer 2006 — Robert Bosch-Carl Duisberg Fellowship. Catholic Charities, Board of Directors. Author: Homeland Security Law Handbook, Chapter 8. Powell Goldstein Pro Bono Lawyer Award, 2006. ChildSpring International, Board of Directors. Author: The PERM Book, Chapter 33, 2008-9 Edition. Frequent speaker and writer for AILA programs and publications. Best Lawyers in America 2009 — present.


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Court Finds STEM OPT Extension Rule to Be Deficient: Vacatur Stayed Temporarily to Allow DHS to Cure
Ann Louise Brown,Rebecca L. Sigmund, August 17, 2015
On August 12, 2015, in Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security et al., No. 14-529 (August 12, 2015), Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the 2008 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rule extending...

USCIS Issues Final Guidance on Recent AAO Decision in Simeio
Ann Louise Brown,Rebecca L. Sigmund, August 7, 2015
On Tuesday, July 21, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued its final guidance on the recent Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) decision in Matter of Simeio Solutions, LLC. Under Simeio, employers must file an amended H-1B petition, along with an updated Labor Condition...

Who’s That Knocking at Your Door? USCIS Plans House Calls to Retrieve Erroneous EADs
Ann Louise Brown,Rebecca L. Sigmund, August 4, 2015
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is taking extreme measures to get back all the three-year Employment Authorization Document (EAD) cards erroneously issued to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients. On February 16, 2015, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, in...

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Rebecca L. Sigmund

300 North Main Street, Suite 500
GreenvilleSC 29601


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