Virginia, US

Associate - Business Immigration

Fragomen's Matawan office is seeking an Associate with a minimum of five years of business immigration. The ideal Associate will have experience working directly with clients and managing a team, including workflow oversight and delegation of case assignments to the team. 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.

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 Associates 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 non-immigrant 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 non-immigrant and immigrant status for foreign national employees.
  • Support clients in immigration program management and compliance.
  • Supervise the work of paralegal staff in record keeping and document preparation.
  • Other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • U.S. JD required
  • Member of State Bar Association (NJ preferred)
  • 5+ years business immigration law experience
  • Prior team management experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with both NIV and IV petitions
  • PERM and H1-B experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands
  • Ability to contribute to positive work environment
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