Virginia, US

Associate - Business Immigration

Job Description Summary

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.

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.

Job Description

As an Associate at Fragomen, responsibilities will include:

  • Assessing eligibility of corporate foreign national employees for nonimmigrant and immigrant visa status in the United States.
  • Working 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.
  • Supporting clients in immigration program management and compliance.
  • Supervising the work of paralegal staff in recordkeeping and document preparation.
  • Other duties as required

The ideal Associate will have the following:

  • Candidates with at least 3-5 years of business immigration experience required
  • US JD required
  • PERM, L-1 and H1-B experience a plus
  • Member of State Bar Association (NJ preferred)
  • 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.

Fragomen provides training and support to ensure your success:

  • Ongoing training workshops introduce all aspects of immigration case strategy and preparation.
  • Legal practice meetings and alerts provide updates and address current events, advanced topics and client relationship building skills.
  • Client service team structure that enables mentoring from senior professionals.
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