Immigration Paralegal

Rare opportunity to get into big firm immigration!

This cutting edge leading global law firm with offices in over 20 major business centers across the World seeks an immigration paralegal. They are a happy place to be that offers diversity, development and growth to each and every team member.   If you enjoy working with the best then this is the opportunity for you!

This amazing firm seeks an immigration paralegal whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness, and adaptability, then you are the person they are seeking to join their Washington office.

You must have at least (3-5 years’ experience ) in high-volume US visa processing, including primarily H-1B and L-1 visa processing, as well as senior executive cases and some employment-based permanent residency.  You must have experience and a desire to work in a fast-paced and high-volume environment, possessing an attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and enjoy providing top quality customer service skills to assist the growing immigration team in managing the mobility needs of their diverse, Fortune 500 client base.  Further, the individual should have a curiosity to learn new areas of the law and think creatively, as we seek to provide all team members with a diverse portfolio of immigration and mobility matters.

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 3-5 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.

They have no billable hour’s requirement, but you will be busy! They offer a great salary opportunity 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!