Immigration Paralegal

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 08-06-2018
KJM Staffing Solutions has a great opportunity for an experienced Immigration Paralegal with our client, a top ranked global law firm.  The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of immigration law experience in a mid to large sized firm.  This role offers a high base (OT), excellent benefits and growth potential.  Hours are 9:30-5:30.

Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • Communicate regularly with clients and foreign nationals regarding procedural and case processing issues, assisting with the review of cases.
  • Oversee status of cases.
  • Work with local counsel and immigration providers in other countries to support clients’ global transfers.
  • Research work permit and visa requirements and process in other countries, as necessary.
  • Support U.S. consular practice for nonimmigrant visa applications: review DS-160s, research consulate-specific requirements, and prepare detailed instructions for visa applicants.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
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