The immigration paralegal will prepare or file online all USCIS forms and draft supporting legal letters for all types of visas/applications/petitions. Liaising with relevant government agencies including USCIS, ICE, CBP, US Department of State, and US Department of Labor as well as clients is required.
Assisting and supporting attorney in the preparation and filing of immigration applications, including immigrant visa petitions, applications for permanent residency, naturalization applications, including PERMs, Preference Petitions and Adjustment of Status Applications.
Prepare and provide appropriate questionnaires, forms and documents; provide instructions and assistance to clients for proper completion;
Act as liaison between corporate clients, beneficiaries and attorneys;
Address client case status inquiries, including steps in process remaining, processing times, and consular appointment issues;
Prepare and compile DOL and CIS applications and supporting documents for filing;
Conduct ongoing case tracking and management;
Identify and resolve delays in process; and
Organize, maintain and regularly review client files to make sure they are complete and up to date.
One - three years of immigration experience as a paralegal, legal assistant or similar position
Must be self-motivated, creative, highly detail oriented and have a proactive work ethic
Must have strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to manage client relationships for high-volume clients and complex projects under short deadlines
Proficiency with various technology platforms, including Office 2016, Document Management System, Internet Explorer, Nuance or Adobe PDF, Case Management System, Tracker, LawLogix or similar
Communicate effectively in oral and written English
Strong organizational and project management skills
Initiative, team orientation and professionalism
Additional Salary Information: We offer a competitive salary and a full benefits package.
About Jackson Lewis, P.C.
Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, health care and sports law. The Firm’s commitment to client service, depth of expertise and innovation draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice. Additional information about the firm can be found at jacksonlewis.com.