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Senior Immigration Paralegal

Company: Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz,
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C. has an immediate opening for a senior immigration paralegal. This position will be located in Nashville, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Houston, TX, Atlanta, GA, New Orleans, LA, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Orlando, FL, or Tallahassee, FL. Applicants with pertinent experience may be considered from any city to work remotely. Candidates must have either a Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program and at least 3-5 years of employment-based immigration experience to include preparation of labor certification applications, H-1B, L-1, and a variety of business immigration filings with both consular posts and USCIS (e.g., E, Blanket L, TN, Adjustment of Status, Immigrant Visa). Major responsibilities will involve substantial writing and research for EB-1 petitions, specialty occupation H-1Bs, and drafting waiver applications and responses to requests for evidence for attorney review. Additional responsibilities include: assisting attorney with determining case strategy; managing large volume of clients and tracking status of filings and documentation needed; gathering relevant documentation from clients; reviewing extensive case documentation received; assisting attorney with legal research; assembling and organizing filings with the government; drafting legal correspondence to the government and clients for attorney review; preparing appropriate forms for government agencies, maintaining fully paperless file copies. Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills, including the willingness and ability to work directly with foreign nationals to gather information and documentation. All applicants should have an aptitude for detail; the ability to work efficiently, and to work under pressure with or without direct supervision. Each candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time and have excellent facility with computer systems and the ability to learn and efficiently use new systems. Candidates must be flexible, have regular attendance and be willing to work overtime if necessary.

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz, , Fort Lauderdale , Senior Immigration Paralegal, Other , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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