Business Immigration Paralegal

Job Description

Fragomen’s Los Angeles office is looking for a Business Immigration Paralegal with 3+ years of industry experience.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Identify ways to improve team productivity and office-wide projects

    • Assist in the hiring and training of new team members.

    • Learn procedural and processing requirements for various types of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications.

    • Work closely in team environment and provide updates while building knowledge of Firm and client processes.

    • Oversee status of cases through utilization of case management and billing systems. Run reports as needed.

    • Prioritize and assign cases, monitor workload and production.

    • Review and approve client billing under supervision of partner or attorney.

    • Communicate regularly with clients and foreign nationals regarding procedural and case processing issues, assisting with the review of cases.

    • Drafting petitions, applications and specialized support letters detailing eligibility for visa classification and other immigration benefits.

    • Analyze case documents and prepare immigration applications for filing with the appropriate government agency.

    • Perform intake of cases, troubleshooting and establishing case strategy.


      • BA or BS degree

      • 3+ years of experience as a business immigration paralegal

      • Possesses strong knowledge of procedural requirements for various types of nonimmigrant and immigrant visas and client processes.

      • Experience drafting RFEs and PERM Audit responses, and drafting and filing large volumes of immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, including Outstanding Researcher and PERM.

      • Demonstrated ability to handle high volume case load while maintaining high level of productivity.

      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated attention to detail.

      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment.

      • Ability to Multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands.

      • 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.

Full Time
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