Ogletree Deakins • Columbia, South Carolina
Visibility and Networking
1320 Main Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Ms. Depret-Bixio assists U.S. and foreign companies in obtaining and maintaining employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visas for key employees and assists clients with I-9 compliance issues. Her experience includes obtaining nonimmigrant ?work visas? in the B, E, J, H, K, L, O, R, and TN categories and permanent immigrant visas (commonly referred to as ?green cards?) based on extraordinary ability, multinational executive and manager, and labor certification (traditional reduction in recruitment, PERM) strategies. She also assists companies with I-9 compliance issues including internal audits, government investigations, mismatched social security numbers, and compliance programs. Ms. Depret-Bixio is fluent in French.Ms. Depret-Bixio handles the following types of matters:
<li>Assisting employers in obtaining immigrant and nonimmigrant visas for their foreign employers. <li>Assisting employers with I-9 compliance issues.
- College: B.A., Hollins College, 1989
- Law School: J.D., University of South Carolina, 2003