Connecticut, US

Associate (PERM)

Job Description

The New York office is seeking an Associate with 4+ years of experience to provide support to one of its legal teams. Experience in the drafting and filing of PERM is required. 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 across a variety of clients and industries for the full range of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa options in the United States.
  • Work closely with client global mobility, human resources, and legal personnel to supply sophisticated legal advice related to the preparation of  petitions and applications for submission to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS),the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of State (DOS) for nonimmigrant and immigrant status for foreign national employees.
  • Support clients in immigration program management and compliance.
  • Handle a wide range of complex immigration matters including preparation, review and submission of all types of immigration cases.  
  • Supervise the work of paralegal staff in recordkeeping and document preparation.
  • Other duties as required to support other attorneys and the team.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Candidates with 4+ years of business immigration experience required
  • PERM experience required
  • Experience drafting RFEs and PERM Audit responses and drafting and filing large volumes of immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, including Outstanding Researcher and PERM.
  • U.S. JD required
  • Member of State Bar (NY preferred)

ABOUT US

Fragomen is the world’s leading single-focus provider of immigration guidance and support, backed by the best resources in the immigration services industry. The firm has more than 50 offices and over 4,000 employees located in key commercial centers throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. Fragomen offers immigration support in more than 170 countries.

The firm is structured to support all aspects of immigration, including strategic planning, compliance, government relations, reporting, and case management and processing. We represent a broad client base ranging from individuals and emerging businesses to many of the world’s leading multinational corporations.

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