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EXPERIENCED IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL

The Immigration Paralegal must have at least 2+ years of experience working as a
paralegal for an immigration firm and experience working with and drafting PERM
labor certifications, RFE, and H1-B.
Immigration Paralegal Requirements:
 2+ years of experience as a business immigration paralegal
 Possesses strong knowledge of procedural requirements for various types of
nonimmigrant and immigrant visas and client processes.
 Experience drafting H-1Bs, RFEs and PERM Audit responses and drafting and
filing large volumes of immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, including
Outstanding Researcher and PERM.
 Demonstrated ability to handle high volume case load while maintaining high
level of productivity.
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated attention
to detail.
 Strong analytical and problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment.
 Ability to Multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
 Meets assigned deadlines and communicates case progress/status/issues to
supervisor.
 Demonstrate flexibility and initiative regarding assignments for self and team.
 Ability to contribute to positive work environment.
 BA, BS degree or Paralegal certificate
Immigration Paralegal Description:
 Perform intake of cases, troubleshooting and establishing case strategy.
 Analyze case documents and prepare immigration applications for filing with
the appropriate government agency.
 Drafting petitions, applications and specialized support letters detailing
eligibility for visa classification and other immigration benefits.
 Communicate regularly with clients and foreign nationals regarding procedural
and case processing issues, assisting with the review of cases.
 Review and approve client billing under supervision of partner or attorney.
 Prioritize and assign cases, monitor workload and production.
 Oversee status of cases through utilization of case management and billing
systems. Run reports as needed. Experience with INS Zoom, is a plus.
 Work closely in team environment and provide updates while building
knowledge of Firm and client processes.
 Learn procedural and processing requirements for various types of non-
immigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications.
 Assist in the hiring and training of new team members.
 Identify ways to improve team productivity and office-wide projects