Senior Immigration Paralegal
The candidate will assist in substantial writing and research for EB-1 petitions, specialty occupation H-1Bs, and drafting waiver applications and responses to requests for evidence for attorney review. Additional responsibilities include: assisting attorney with determining case strategy; managing large volume of clients and tracking status of filings and documentation needed; gathering relevant documentation from clients; reviewing extensive case documentation received; assisting attorney with legal research; assembling and organizing filings with the government; drafting legal correspondence to the government and clients for attorney review; preparing appropriate forms for government agencies, maintaining fully paperless file copies. Should have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program and at least 3-5 years of employment-based immigration experience to include preparation of labor certification applications, and a variety of business immigration filings with both consular posts and USCIS (e.g., E, L, TN, Adjustment of Status, Immigrant Visa). Should possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills, including the willingness and ability to work directly with foreign nationals to gather information and documentation. Must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time and have excellent facility with computer systems and the ability to learn and efficiently use new systems.