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Paralegal - Business Immigration

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 21,2018

Posted on

Jan 02,2018
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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On Site Immigration Specialist Responsibilities: Serve as immigration specialist/resource to client population on-site for all immigration matters. Draft immigration assessments for potential visa options. Manage case initiation process and fact gathering. Schedule meetings with client(s) to provide overview of upcoming visa processes (NIV and IV/PR) and answers questions, as needed. Follow up/meet with client to obtain outstanding documentation. Facilitate completion of immigration case submissions by obtaining signatures, missing information, etc. from client. Create, edit, print and distribute materials. Ensure that client is compliant with posting and maintaining required documentation. Prepare immigration-related correspondence (e.g. employment confirmation letters, invitation letters, travel packets, business introduction letters, etc.) for client, as needed. General administrative duties as needed (i.e. faxing, copying, typing, etc.) Maintain client contact information. Prepare, update and manage status reports. Prepare custom reports. Build knowledge of Firm and client processes. Routine case monitoring (i.e. USCIS, DOL, NVC, etc.). Assist in preparing visa petitions.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: BA or BS degree required, minimum 3.0 GPA strongly preferred. 2+ years of professional work experience in immigration law. Extensive reporting, file and document management experience strongly preferred. Strong interest in the legal field, particularly immigration and global mobility and expanding knowledge and responsibilities in casework preparation. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to multitask using analytical and problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment with competing demands.Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and strong organizational and data entry skills Achieve high level of productivity. Demonstrate flexibility and initiative regarding assignments for self and team. Demonstrated proficiency working with Microsoft Office and Excel and is able to quickly learn other software applications. Meet assigned deadlines and communicate case progress/status/issues to supervisor. Ability to contribute to positive work environment.

Additional info

REQ-004509

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP.
7 Hanover Square
New York City, NY 10004

Review:

"Best Firm in the County"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Keep your head above water and you will be able to do well here. The law firm does their best to make sure you will succeed.

Pros : I've been working with Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen and Loewy, LLP for over 2 years now. The staff is absolutely wonderful and very helpful. They treat me like family.
Cons : There is a lot of cases and work to be done every single day. The workload is tough but it is still manageable.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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