Immigration Paralegal with business PERM experience

Rare opportunity to get into big firm immigration!

This cutting edge leading global law firm with offices across the World seeks a business PERM immigration paralegal for their DC office located near Farragut West or North.

This amazing firm seeks an immigration paralegal with at least 2 years of start to completion PERM experience in business law with a high-volume caseload (100-200) of US visa processing, including primarily H-1B and L-1 visa processing, as well as senior executive cases and some employment-based permanent residency.

Specific duties are to prepare US employment-based, nonimmigrant and some immigrant visa filings to US Department of Labor, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, US Department of State, and US Customs and Border Protection. Compile immigration eligibility documents and analyze individuals’ potential immigration benefits, including H-1B and L-1 visa processing. Assist with drafting PERM Labor Certification advertisement text, prevailing wage determinations, recruitment documents, and PERM applications, meticulously tracking timelines of each step. Communicate clearly and effectively, based on attorney advice, on immigration benefits, government procedures, and case processing time lines. Assist multiple attorneys with meticulously tracking and reporting on visa expiration dates and filing deadlines. Assist with coordinating global immigration matters with our network of local counsel across the globe.

You MUST have a Bachelor’s degree with solid academic credentials and 2+ years of work experience preparing US nonimmigrant filings (including H-1Bs, L-1A/L-1Bs, and TNs), as well as US immigrant filings, including PERM Labor Certifications, EB-2 and EB-3 I-140s, and Adjustment of Status Applications. Experience with preparing PERM Labor Certification applications is a plus.

This is a growth position and they have no billable hour’s requirement, but you will be busy! They offer a 37.5-hour work week, a great salary up to $75,000 based on education, skills, years of immigration experience and current salary. Comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous vacation and personal/sick plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.

Please attach or email you resume as a WORD Document for immediate consideration!