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Immigration Attorney in Cleveland, OH

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Company name

U.S. Department Of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Immigration

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

USA Cleveland, OH

Date Last Verified

Apr 12,2018

Posted on

Apr 11,2018


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Immigration Services Officer, GS 5 - 9 Duties : Research and interpret an extensive spectrum of sources, including immigration laws and regulations, operating instructions, legislative history, precedent decisions, (continued) state and local laws, international treaties and other legal references in order to follow the correct course of action. Process immigration applications and petitions using available electronic systems to verify numerous established data points. Provide direct and continuing assistance to U.S. ICE personnel and officials of other Federal agencies, in identifying individuals who pose a threat to national security and public safety. Interview applicants and petitioners to elicit statements in order to assess credibility to determine the applicant?s eligibility for specific benefits sought. Answer general and case-specific immigration questions at USCIS information rooms, which are open to the public.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : GS-05: Must have 3+ years of progressively responsible experience, one year of which was experience equivalent to the GS-04 grade level, which has equipped with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of the position. Must have experience performing the following duties: Analyzing problems, gathering pertinent data and recognizing solutions; methodically planning and organizing work to ensure timely completion; communicating clearly, both orally and in writing and providing excellent customer service in person-to-person situations. Such experience may have been gained in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, or other responsible work. Experience in substantive and relevant secretarial, clerical or other responsible work is qualifying if it provided evidence of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this position. Experience of a general clerical nature (typing, filing, routine procedural processing, maintaining records or other non-specialized tasks) is not creditable.
OR
May substitute successful completion of a Bachelor's degree or a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a Bachelor's degree for the experience required at the GS-05 grade level. This education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university. One year of full-time undergraduate study is defined as 30 semester or 45 quarter hours.

GS-07: Must have 1+ year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-05 level in the federal government, which has equipped with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of the position. Must have experience performing the following duties: Performing preliminary examinations of applications and petitions for immigration benefits; ensuring required supporting documentation is included in application package(s) and applying necessary immigration laws, policies and procedures.
OR
May substitute successful completion of one year of fulltime graduate education for the experience required at the GS-07 level. This education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university and demonstrate the skills necessary to do the work of the position. Check with school to determine how many credit hours comprise a year of graduate education. If that information is not available, use 18 semester or 27 quarter hours.
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May also substitute superior academic achievement for the experience required at the GS-07 level. Must have completed the requirements for a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, class standing in the upper third of a graduating class or major subdivision or membership in a national scholastic honor society.

GS-09: Must have 1+ year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the federal government, which has equipped with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of the position. Must have experience performing the following duties: Examining and analyzing immigration benefits documents received for authenticity; researching, analyzing and applying appropriate immigration laws, policies and procedures.
OR
May substitute a Master's degree or 2 full years of graduate education leading to such a degree in any field or a J.D. or L.L.B. degree for experience required at the GS-09 grade level. Such education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. Check with school to determine how many credit hours comprise two years of graduate education. If that information is not available, use 36 semester or 54 quarter hours.

Deadline : 04/20/2018.

Additional info

Announcement number CIS-10184358-CLE. Apply online. No email.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S. Department Of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
70 Kimball Avenue
South Burlington, VT 05403
Phone: 952-697-8380
Fax: 952-697-8371