Job Details

Immigration Paralegal

Company name

American Express Company

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Feb 07,2019

Valid Through

May 23,2019

Posted on

Feb 06,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Immigration Paralegal
The Candidate will be responsible to interact with and advise senior leadership on complex immigration matters and provide top notch immigration strategic analysis. Prepare US employment-based, NIV and IV visa filings to US Dept. of Labor, USCIS, DOS, and CBP. Gather and review immigration eligibility documents and strategically analyze individuals’ potential immigration options/benefits, including green card eligibility in the EB-1, EB-2 or EB-3 preference category and H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, E-3, TN qualifications. Responding to NIV RFE’s. Draft PERM ads, prevailing wage determinations, recruitment documents, and PERM applications, while tracking timelines of each step. Responding to PERM Audits. Communicate clearly and effectively, and independently on immigration benefits, government procedures, and case processing time lines. Responsible for monitoring and tracking visa expiration dates and filing deadlines for assigned cases.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor's Degree with 3+ years of progressive work experience preparing US nonimmigrant filings (including H-1Bs, L-1A/L-1Bs, E-3s, J-1s and TNs), as well as US immigrant filings, including PERM Labor Certifications, EB-2 and EB-3 I-140s, Multi-national Manager and Adjustment of Status Applications. Must be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, and communicate effectively with clients and governmental agencies, serving as a primary point of contact with the ability to function independently and to exercise discretion and judgment in sensitive matters. Prefer 2 years of current hands-on L-1 experience within overall work experience and experience with LawLogix case management system and understanding of I-9 and B-1 visa compliance is a plus.

Company info

Hiring coordinator
American Express Company
200 Vesey Street
New York City, NY 10285

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