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Otieno B. Ombok

Principal
New York Metro
White Plains

P 914-872-6895
F 914-946-1216
Otieno.Ombok@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

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

Mr. Ombok focuses his practice on 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 as advising 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.

Mr. Ombok 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)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

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April 4, 2019
SHRM

Otieno Ombok Discusses What Employers Should Know About Social Security “No-Match” Letters

April 4, 2019

Otieno Ombok discusses the return Social Security "No Match" letters and tips for employers when W-2 records don’t match employee Social Security numbers in "SSN No-Match Letters Return," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

April 2, 2019
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Announces D&I Advancements

April 2, 2019

NEW YORK, NY (April 2, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, continues to make significant strides towards advancing the firm’s commitment to inclusivity, including appointing the firm’s first-ever Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Jana Simon, renaming the firm’s law school scholarship... Read More

April 30, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q1 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter 2018

April 30, 2018

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the first quarter of 2018. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events... Read More

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July 17, 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions and Compliance with Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification

July 17, 2019

A merger or acquisition in the works means not only needing to determine whether any acquired foreign nationals (including key employees) will be able to transfer seamlessly into the new entity, but also what to do about compliance with the Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification. For I-9 purposes, when an employer acquires new... Read More

October 12, 2016

Jackson Lewis Employers’ Immigration Update - No. 22, October 2016

October 12, 2016

Supreme Court Tied on Expansion of Obama Deferred Deportation Orders The U.S. Supreme Court’s 4-4 tie in a case appealing a nationwide injunction on the Obama Administration’s plans to expand the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and create the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent... Read More

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Mergers and Acquisitions and Compliance with Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification
July 17, 2019

A merger or acquisition in the works means not only needing to determine whether any acquired foreign nationals (including key employees) will be able to transfer seamlessly into the new entity, but also what to do about compliance with the Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification.  Please read our full story here.… Read More

Challenge to DHS Authority to Issue STEM OPT Extension Rule May Proceed, Court Rules
July 17, 2019

The plaintiffs may continue their challenge to the DHS’ authority to establish both STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT) and standard post-completion OPT, the District Court in Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. DHS held on July 1, 2019. Read More

Administration Ups Data Collection and General Surveillance
June 19, 2019

The Trump Administration has been stepping up the collection of data in general and more specifically from visa applicants and travelers. Here are a few new policies: A pilot program has been instituted at the border that would include DNA testing and fingerprinting of children under age 14. Read More