Immigration Paralegal

Washington, DC; Miami, FL

Summary

Our client, an AmLaw200 firm, is seeking an experienced Immigration Paralegal. The Immigration Paralegal is responsible for preparing USCIS forms and collecting supporting legal documents, such as birth certificates or marriage licenses. In addition to assisting a team of attorneys with U.S. visa petitions, will also perform research and provide translation services to the Firm’s clients; and handle a high volume of immigration cases.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare USCIS forms and collect supporting documentation;
  • Prepare removal defense filings;
  • Assist with U.S. visa petitions;
  • Analyze case documents;
  • Perform legal research;
  • Provide backup for Corporate Paralegal with EB-5 Offering documents;
  • Communicate with clients; and
  • Assist with administrative tasks, as needed. Individual in this position will provide additional assistance and support as directed by their supervisor.
  • Job may require occasional travel to the firm’s other offices and for external events
  • Candidate must be able to work in the office 5 days a week based on the needs of the department.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies or paralegal certificate (preferred)
  • Bilingual communication skills (Spanish preferred)
  • Experience with USCIS procedures
  • Computer literacy
  • Detail-oriented
  • minimum of 5 years of immigration paralegal experience at a mid-sized law firm

Work Environment

Work is performed in a professional office environment and requires the following during the work day:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time (working at a computer)
  • Repetitive movement (i.e. heavy computer/keyboard use).
  • Individual will interact regularly with others verbally, in-person, and via written communication.
  • May require occasional light lifting (files, copy paper, etc.).

Compensation

The pay for this position will be determined based on relevant skills, experience, education, external market data, internal equity, and other job-related factors. The anticipated pay range for this role is $85,000 to $100,000 annually.

 

 

Job Type: Full-time, Onsite

Salary: $85,000 - $100,000

Date Active: 2.18.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Not Exempt

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