Job Details

Seeking US Business Immigration Attorney

Company name

Stafford Immigration Group.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Posted on

Sep 19,2019

Years of Experience

2-4 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Profile

We are a boutique law firm that specializes exclusively in U.S. immigration law. We are seeking a licensed U.S. immigration attorney with at least 2 to 4 years of business immigration experience to work out of our downtown Toronto office (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).

(2 to 4 years of experience)

       A. Duties and Responsibilities

The selected candidate will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Conduct consultations and retain prospective clients 
  • Train law clerks
  • Delegate work to law clerks
  • Manage law clerks
  • Review applications prepared by law clerks 
  • Manage client accounts
  • Manage various aspects of the firm’s operations
  • Draft and prepare applications and petitions (family-based petitions and applications, work visa petitions and applications, US waiver applications, etc.)
  • Conduct legal research (research and review case law, review authoritative sources such as the FAM, the CFR, the INA, etc.)
  • Communicate with clients via email and phone
  • File petitions/applications with the USCIS, the US Consulate and the Admissibility Review Office
  • Prepare applications for Canadian clients to file at the border or airport (TNs and L-1s)
  • Prep clients for their visa interviews, border/airport filings, etc.
  • Other duties as required

 

       B. Types of Cases You will be Working On

You will work on the following types of cases:

  • E-2 and E-1 cases (both consulate and USCIS filing)
  • TN cases (both port-of-entry filing and USCIS filing)
  • L-1 cases (both port-of-entry filing and USCIS filing)
  • H-1B cases
  • O-1 cases 
  • US waivers for Canadians (I-192 and I-212)
  • US waivers for non-Canadians 
  • Family-based immigration (I-130, Adjustment of status, NVC processing, and immigrant visa processing)
  • Employment-based immigration (EB-1 and EB-5)
  • Renunciation of US citizenship cases
  • Claim to US citizenship cases
  • Legal research 
  • Numerous other US immigration matters

 

       C. Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • At least 2 to 4 years of experience as a U.S. immigration attorney 
  • Significant experience with consular based E-1 and E-2 visas (these type of cases make up a significant portion of our practice so expertise in this area would be ideal)
  • Significant experience with EB-5 cases (these type of cases make up a significant portion of our practice so expertise in this area would be ideal)
  • Experience with NIV filings (L-1s, H-1Bs, TNs, etc.)
  • Able to handle cases on your own with little to no supervision 

 

       D. Intangibles 

We are seeking a lawyer with the following intangibles:

  • Positive and optimistic attitude
  • Friendly and works well with others 
  • Great communication skills
  • Exceptional legal writing and research skills
  • Hard working and reliable 
  • Skilled and comfortable with retaining new clients through phone and in-person consultations

 

       E. Probationary Period

The selected candidate will be subject to a 3-month probationary period. 
 

       F. Salary 

The starting salary for this role is $70,000 to $80,000 CDN/year.

Company info

Stafford Immigration Group.

Company Profile

We are a boutique U.S. immigration law firm with its main office in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. We represent individuals and companies all across Canada in need of U.S. immigration and cross-border services. Our practice is focused exclusively on U.S. immigration law, and our lawyers provide customized, innovative, and effective legal solutions. More than anything, we are dedicated to providing successful results by taking into consideration our clients' short and long-term immigration objectives. As such, we encourage all companies and individuals seeking U.S. immigration or cross-border services to utilize our experience and expertise.

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