The immigration paralegal will prepare or file online all USCIS forms and draft supporting legal letters for all types of visas/applications/petitions.
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.
Liaising with relevant government agencies including USCIS, ICE, CBP, US Department of State, and US Department of Labor
Analyze, review and organize documents and data from materials produced; and, prepare/coordinate document production and responses to requests.
Prepare job descriptions.
Assisting attorney with gathering evidence, preparing declarations and supporting documents, preparing evidence and exhibits, and complying with procedural requirements and filing deadlines for cases in the Immigration Court
Assisting and supporting attorney in obtaining civil and criminal court records for both immigration matters
Analyze and review case details and determine future actions
Prepare responses to audit requests.
Demonstrate basic strategic thinking and initiative with case assignments.
Maintain calendars, provide attorney billing/invoice processing support, complete reports and enter time records and create new file and update client matter reports.
Address client case status inquiries, including steps in process remaining, processing times, and consular appointment issues.
1 – 3 years of immigration experience as a paralegal, legal assistant or similar position preferred
Ability to manage client relationships for high-volume clients and complex projects under short deadlines
Strong attention to detail
Proficiency with various technology platforms, including Office 365, NetDocuments, immigration case management tools
Communicate effectively in oral and written English
Strong organizational and project management skills
Initiative, team orientation and professionalism
About Jackson Lewis P.C.
Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 900 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.