Immigration Paralegal

Title Immigration Paralegal
Categories Administrative Support Staff (Law Firm), Paralegals
Job ID 2782
Location New York
Job Information

Our client seeks a Business Immigration Paralegal with 2+ years experience to provide support to a high volume immigration practice. The hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (additional hours as required), Monday through Friday. This is a non-exempt position in our New York office.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Intake cases, troubleshoot and establish case strategy. Analyze case documents and prepare immigration applications for filing with the appropriate government agency. Draft petitions, applications and specialized support letters detailing eligibility for visa classification and other immigration benefits. Oversee status of cases. Other responsibilities as assigned.

Competencies:
Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010 and knowledge of Carpe Diem/Elite system. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated attention to detail. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Meet assigned deadlines and communicates case progress/status/issues to supervisor. Demonstrate flexibility and initiative regarding assignments for self and team.

Experience:
Experience in business immigration experience preferred. Minimum 2 years. Knowledge of principles and practices, legal terminology and research techniques.

Education:
Bachelor’s degree.

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