Virginia, US

On-site Immigration Specialist

Job Description Summary

Fragomen is the leading global firm dedicated to corporate immigration. For over 60 years, Fragomen has served the immigration needs of clients ranging from individuals to the world’s leading multinational corporations. We have more than 40 offices in 20 countries worldwide, supported by more than 2,700 immigration professionals and staff--including more than 500 attorneys, solicitors, or comparable immigration professionals worldwide. These resources allow us to provide strategic and effective immigration support and solutions in over 170 countries around the globe.

Candidate Profile and Role:
A Fragomen career gives you the opportunity to work with a smart, motivated and diverse peer group. Our exclusive focus on immigration means you will practice in an exciting, ever-changing and challenging environment with people who are passionate about immigration. Working in a collegial, team-oriented environment, Fragomen paralegals learn from the industry's leading experts. Our firm commitment to quality and best practices is supported by technological innovation that benefits our clients and staff.

The NY office is seeking an Immigration Specialist with 4-5 years of experience to sit on-site at a client in Wilmington, DE. This role will be supervised from the Firm’s New York office.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as immigration specialist/resource to client population on-site for all immigration matters.
  • Draft immigration assessments for potential visa options.
  • Manage case initiation process and fact gathering.
  • Schedule meetings with client(s) to provide overview of upcoming visa processes (NIV and IV/PR) and answers questions, as needed.
  • Follow up/meet with client to obtain outstanding documentation.
  • Facilitate completion of immigration submissions by obtaining signatures, missing information, etc. from client.
  • Create, edit, print and distribute materials.
  • Assist with posting and maintaining required documentation for client.
  • Prepare immigration-related correspondence (e.g. employment confirmation letters, invitation letters, travel packets, business introduction letters, etc.) for client, as needed.
  • Assist with answering any I-9 related questions, as needed, and escalating to attorney when appropriate.
  • General administrative duties as needed (i.e. faxing, copying, typing, etc.)
  • Maintain client contact information.
  • Prepare, update and manage status reports. Prepare custom reports. Build knowledge of Firm and client processes.
  • Routine case monitoring (i.e. USCIS, DOL, NVC, etc.).
  • Assist in preparing visa petitions.

Requirements:

  • 4-5 years of professional work experience
  • Extensive file and document management experience strongly preferred
  • Strong interest in the legal field, particularly immigration and global mobility and expanding knowledge and responsibilities in casework preparation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask using analytical and problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and strong organizational and data entry skills
  • Achieve high level of productivity.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and initiative regarding assignments for self and team.
  • Demonstrated proficiency working with Microsoft Office and is able to quickly learn other software applications.
  • 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 or BS degree required, minimum 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
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