Kate M. McCarroll

Kate M. McCarroll: Attorney with Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC

Biography

Kate McCarroll practices in the area of immigration and nationality law and leads the firm's Immigration and Nationality law group. She has extensive experience in employment-related immigration law, including inbound and outbound immigration; I-9 and immigration-related compliance training; and, assisting corporations with Department of Labor/Department of Homeland Security audits. Kate has also handled immigration matters involving criminal and inadmissibility issues; family-based immigration; and asylum proceedings.

Kate is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy. She is a mentor through the American Immigration Lawyers Association, where she answers questions from new and seasoned attorneys from around the country. She provides pro bono support to military families through AILA. She also offers pro bono counsel through the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center and serves on the International Medical Graduate Taskforce, where she lobbies on behalf of physician-related immigration issues.

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. She was nominated as one of the 10 Best Immigration Attorneys for Michigan by the American Institute of Legal Counsel, Immigration Division, in 2016. She was recognized by Crain's Detroit Business as one of their Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan - 2017.

•VIDEO (here): Kerr Russell attorneys Kate McCarroll and Katherine Cser discuss the top five issues today in immigration, labor and employment law: Sexual Harrassment, Transgender Employees, Employment Manuals (NLRB's Boeing Decision), Department of Homeland Security Oversight, Immigration Challenges
•Read Kate's opinion piece Remembering 'Sara and Jane': Thoughts on immigration law and abuse victims seeking asylum as published by Michigan Lawyers Weekly here .

News & Insights

Immigration Insider - USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions, Update on Changes in H-1B Cap Filings and Immigration Forecast for 2019 - Spring 2019
March 19, 2019
•Kerr Russell attorney, Kate McCarroll discusses immigration matters and the slowing of the H1-B visa approval process, in Crain's Detroit Business
Crain's Detroit Business, March 3, 2019
Immigration Insider - Potential Changes to Fiscal Year 2020 H-1B Cap Filings (Winter 2018)
December 18, 2018
•Kerr Russell sponsors, partners attend Metropolitan Detroit's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For 2018 event
September 21, 2018
•Kerr Russell recognizes our 2018 dbusiness Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit honorees
September 20, 2018
Immigration Insider - Updates regarding premium processing, petition denials (Fall 2018)
September 18, 2018
•Sneak peek of Dbusiness Magazine Top Lawyers photo shoot with Kerr Russell
September 11, 2018
•Kerr Russell attorneys, friends attend second annual New Americans Appreciation Gala - September 6 at The Henry
September 6, 2018
•Kerr Russell a silver sponsor of Metropolitan Detroit's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For
August 23, 2018
•Kerr Russell supports second annual New Americans Appreciation Gala - September 6 at The Henry
July 30, 2018
•Kate McCarroll published in Michigan Lawyers Weekly - Remembering 'Sara and Jane': Thoughts on immigration law and abuse victims seeking asylum
July 20, 2018
•Remembering “Sara and Jane” - Thoughts on immigration law and abuse victims seeking asylum
June 27, 2018
•Kerr Russell featured as advertiser in Corp! Magazine's annual Human Resources Guide
June 25, 2018
Immigration Insider: Change in Delivery of Secure Documents, FY 2019 H-1B Lottery Petitions, and I-751 Removal of Conditions Extension (Summer 2018)
June 18, 2018
•Kerr Russell celebrates power of friendship while attending Inforum's 56th Annual Meeting
June 8, 2018
•VIDEO: 5 in 15 - Immigration, Labor, & Employment Legal Trends: Sexual Harrassment, Transgender Employees, Employment Manuals (NLRB's Boeing Decision), Department of Homeland Security Oversight, Immigration Challenges
May 10, 2018
•Kerr Russell's 5 in 15: Immigration, Labor, Employment Legal Trends - webinar May 9, noon EST
April 17, 2018
•Detroit Public Television's PBSNewsHour and Nightly Business Report to be sponsored by Kerr Russell
March 29, 2018
•Kerr Russell's latest ad Driven By Results debuts in Crain's M&A, Biggest Deals issue this week
February 26, 2018
•Download Kerr Russell's updated firm brochure and overview of services
January 26, 2018
•“And this is how it goes. For more than 15 years.” Finding resolution for DACA, Dreamers
As published in The Legal News, Michigan Lawyers Weekly
January 25, 2018
•Influencing the Legal Landscape - new Kerr Russell ad to appear in dbusiness
January 15, 2018
•What is Temporary Protected Status?
January 12, 2018
•Kerr Russell team makes holiday donations to Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Wigs 4 Kids, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor, and Children's Hospital of Michigan
December 18, 2017
Immigration Insider - Travel Restrictions, USCIS Ends Deference to Extensions of Nonimmigrant Status, Online Naturalization Application, New H-1B Filings (Winter 2017)
December 14, 2017
•Happy holidays from your friends at Kerr Russell (video)
December 12, 2017
•Kate McCarroll named one of Crain's Business Detroit's Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan - 2017
December 12, 2017
•William Blasses honored as Up & Coming Lawyer at Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2017 luncheon
December 7, 2017
•Merry and bright ... Kerr Russell welcomes the holiday season
November 30, 2017
•Culture of Connection - new Kerr Russell ad to appear in Michigan Lawyers Weekly and dbusiness
November 16, 2017
•Kerr Russell hosts Inforum's Downtown Detroit Luncheon Affinity Group to capacity crowd on November 8
November 8, 2017
•Kerr Russell salutes Zonta Club of Pontiac North Oakland for 90 years of service
November 6, 2017
•Kerr Russell launches new advertising in upcoming issues of dbusiness and Crain's Detroit
November 3, 2017
•What is the Diversity Visa Lottery?
November 2, 2017
•Kerr Russell ranked in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms list nationally in 1 practice area and regionally in 17 practice areas
November 1, 2017
•Kerr Russell is supporting sponsor of Original Equipment Suppliers Association Annual Conference '17
October 22, 2017
•Kerr Russell hosts Inforum's Downtown Detroit Luncheon Affinity Group November 8
October 20, 2017
•Kerr Russell colleagues run Detroit Free Press Half Marathon
October 18, 2017
•Attorneys celebrate 30 in Their 30s at dBusiness breakfast
October 10, 2017
•Kerr Russell profiled in Michigan Economic Development Corporation's Mich.
October 2, 2017
Immigration Insider - In-Person Interviews Expanded, Attorney Representation at Border, Denial of Advanced Parole, and DACA (Fall 2017)

•dbusiness' Powered by Women breakfast - August 22
August 22, 2017
•Of coffee, counsel, and colleagues: Kerr Russell sponsors dbusiness' Powered by Women breakfast event
August 17, 2017
•A culture of giving
August 10, 2017
•Kate McCarroll speaks to the Zonta Club-Pontiac/North Oakland
June 11, 2017
•Mark Knoth and Kate McCarroll present to the Michigan Public Employer Labor Relations Association on President Trump's First 100 Days
March 2017
•Immigration Alert: Executive Order & Travel
January 30, 2017
•Kate McCarroll has been selected as Chair of the University of Detroit Mercy Alumni Board
December 2016
•Immigration Alert: Potential Impact of the Presidential Election
November 10, 2016
•Kerr Russell Attorneys Named 2016 Super Lawyers
2016
•Kate M. McCarroll nominated as one of the 10 Best Immigration Attorneys for Michigan by the American Institute of Legal Counsel, Immigration Division.
August 2016
•Kate M. McCarroll conducts immigration and employer compliance training program for Hurley Medical Center
January 8, 2016
•PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER
President issues Executive Order regarding Immigration
November 21, 2014
•Kate McCarroll addresses University of Detroit Mercy graduates at 2014 Commencement
May 3, 2014
•Kate McCarroll authors I-9 Compliance Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions for the Michigan Healthcare Human Resources Association Newsletter
November 2013
•Kate McCarroll appears on the nationwide radio show Money for Lunch to discuss the importance of immigration reform and the status of pending immigration reform in Congress.
November 15, 2013
•Kate McCarroll authors I-9 Compliance in Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions
Labor and Employment Lawnotes, Fall 2011
•Kate McCarroll authors Local Voice: Arizona Law Reignites the Immigration Debate Across Michigan, Nation
Detroit Legal News, July 23, 2010
•Meghan Kennedy Riordan and Kate McCarroll join firm to lead Immigration and Nationality Law practice
April 2010

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Automotive Industry Group
  • Immigration and Nationality Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
313-961-0200  Phone
313-961-0388  Fax
www.kerr-russell.com
University Attended:
University of Detroit Mercy, B.A., 1998, magna cum laude
Law School Attended:
University of Detroit Mercy Law School, J.D., 2003, cum laude
Year of First Admission:
2003
Admission:
U.S. Federal District Courts; Michigan; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Memberships:

Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Michigan Healthcare Human Resources Association

University of Detroit Mercy Alumni Association Board

International Medical Graduate Taskforce

Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Employment-based non-immigrant petitions and permanent residence processes; 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
ISLN:
917863026

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