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Manager, US Immigration Attorney

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In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Cambridge, MA

Date Last Verified

Aug 20,2017

Posted on

Jul 16,2017
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Manager, US Immigration Attorney The candidate will provide corporate immigration solutions to a diverse business clientele. This position offers excellent opportunities for leadership, and career advancement. Manage the provision of legal services for NIV and IV matters including H-1B, L-1, TN, E-1/2, J-1, O-1, B-1/2, PERM, immigrant petitions, consular processing as well as advising on compliance and related matters. Must demonstrate a solid understanding of U.S. corporate immigration law, compliance issues and audits, be able to effectively manage law clerks and other client service team members and undertake business development. General duties relating to US Immigration: Execute and perform interviews with clients (corporate and individual) regarding immigration issues and concerns; Maintain and obtain as much information needed concerning specific immigration matters, as requested; Review and assess documentation to determine applicants’ eligibility and identify any deficiencies; Render legal assistance to both immigrant (green card) and non-immigrant status and visas; Prepare legal briefs and opinion; Manage law clerks and provide them with direction on files and review paralegals US immigrant and non-immigrant petitions. Perform administrative and management functions related to the practice of immigration law, including: Creation, organization, and updating of precedents, legal templates, and intake questionnaires; Preparing engagement letters and retainers; Oversee billing processes; Maintaining file organization in accordance with office and Law Society procedures and requirements. A Law Degree and US Bar required. Canadian Bar, an asset. 3+ year of business immigration experience, with a focus on B-1, H-1B, L-1, TN, immigrant petition and PERM filings required. Canadian Immigration experience, an asset. Excellent English verbal and written communication skills are essential, including the ability to relate to people at all levels required. Strong knowledge of MS Office, PC Law (an asset), and legal data management software an asset.

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