Virginia, US

On-site Immigration Specialist

The NY office is seeking an Immigration specialist with 3-5 years of experience to sit on-site at a client in O'Fallon, Missouri. This role will be supervised from the Firm’s New York office.
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.

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.
  • Ensure that client is compliant with posting and maintaining required documentation.
  • Prepare immigration-related correspondence (e.g. employment confirmation letters, invitation letters, travel packets, business introduction letters, etc.) for client, as needed.
  • Answer any I-9 related questions, as needed.
  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE 

  • 3-5 years of professional work experience in immigration law.
  • 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.
Full Time
REQ-007587
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