Virginia, US

Associate

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Fragomen is the largest law firm in the world dedicated to corporate immigration, and is recognized as the leading global immigration services provider. For over 60 years, Fragomen has served the immigration needs of clients ranging from individuals to the world’s leading multinational corporations. We have 44 offices in 18 countries worldwide, supported by more than 2,100 immigration professionals and staff--including more than 300 attorneys, solicitors, or comparable immigration professionals.  These resources allow us to provide strategic and effective immigration solutions in over 170 countries around the globe.

The Chicago office is seeking an Associate with 4+ years of experience to provide support to one of its legal teams.

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 employees 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess eligibility of corporate foreign national employees for nonimmigrant and immigrant visa status in the United States.
  • Work with client global mobility personnel and the office of general counsel to prepare petitions and applications for submission to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) for nonimmigrant and immigrant status for foreign national employees.
  • Support clients in immigration program management and compliance.
  • Supervise the work of paralegal staff in recordkeeping and document preparation.
  • Other duties as required

Requirements:

Our legal teams seek intelligent self-starters with excellent written and oral communication skills who can be flexible to the demands that our clients and the constantly-changing landscape of business immigration present.

  • Candidates with 4+ years of business immigration experience required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of business immigration required
  • U.S. JD required
  • Member of State Bar (Illinois preferred)

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