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ProfileBilingual (English/Spanish) Immigration Paralegal (Family and Removal) Duties: Prepares for trial by performing tasks such as organizing exhibits, preparing witnesses, drafting motions and briefs. Prepares legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, applications for relief: EOIR 42-B, I-589, I-130, I-485, I-601, I-192, I-918 etc. Meet with clients and other professionals to discuss details of case. Files pleadings with court clerk. Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, country conditions reports and documents. Call upon witnesses to testify at hearings or interviews after drafting witness declarations. Attends USCIS and ICE interviews. Investigate facts and law of cases and search pertinent sources, such as public records, to determine possible relief options and to prepare cases. Direct and coordinate law office activity, including enforcement of court and office deadlines.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: 3+ years' experience as immigration paralegal preparing applications for immigration court and USCIS/DOS. Knowledge of structure and grammar, including the meaning of words, rules of composition and grammar. Fluent in conversational Spanish. Meticulous written US English Grammar. Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process. Immigration Court and BIA Practice Manuals. Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records (case management systems), transcription, designing forms and other office procedures and terminology. Knowledge of computer hardware and software including immigration forms applications and programming. Preferably knows INS Zoom. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessments, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics and their applications. Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Law Offices of Sean Lewis, P.L.L.C.
5010 Linbar Drive,
Nashville, TN 37201