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Immigration Paralegal – New York, NY

 

Devendorf Law is looking for a smart, motivated and organized Immigration Paralegal to assist with preparation of nonimmigrant, immigrant and naturalization applications.  The ideal candidate is someone with excellent communication skills who enjoys writing as well as learning about different cultures and disciplines.  Responsibilities include:

 

  • Working closely with attorneys on all aspects of case preparation for temporary and permanent visa petitions and applications.

  • Perform case intake and work closely with attorneys to understand case strategies.

  • Analyze case documents and prepare immigration forms for submission to the appropriate government agency.

  • Participate in the drafting of petitions and highly specialized support letters detailing eligibility for different visa classifications and other immigration benefits.

  • Communicate with clients and foreign nationals regarding procedural aspects of case processing and timelines.

  • Prepare monthly status reports to listing active cases and tracking critical filing dates.

  • Learn how to prioritize and streamline case preparation.

 

Requirements for this position include:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, English, or Business/Technical Writing preferred.

  • Willingness to learn about immigrations laws, requirements and processes.

  • Ability to handle high volume caseload, meet deadlines and maintain high level of productivity.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated attention to detail.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment.

  • Must be organization and able to handle confidential matters with discretion.

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.

 

Devendorf Law offers a professional environment with an emphasis on work-life balance.  This position is available for either part-time or full-time employment.  Devendorf Law is a small firm with opportunity for upward mobility.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  To apply, please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to Paul Devendorf at: paul@devendorf-law.com with “Immigration Paralegal” in the subject line.

 

About Devendorf Law

 

Devendorf Law focuses exclusively in the immigration field, providing an opportunity to learn and grow in an evolving and exciting area of law.  Devendorf Law is focused on providing businesses and individuals with nothing less than the highest quality legal services.  Our practice offers a wide breadth of immigration services to clients ranging from multinational corporations to mid-sized companies, startup entities and individuals.  Devendorf Law has robust experience delivering high-touch immigration services to global corporations, entrepreneurs, artists, financial service professionals, investors, manufacturers and media groups, as well as medical, research and technology institutions. 

 

Devendorf Law works closely with individuals, management, human resources, and global mobility providers to ensure that businesses secure the personnel critical to excelling in today's global economy.  By assessing clients' short- and long-term needs, we provide human resource support and structure immigration strategies that allow our clients to maintain their focus on business priorities.  Devendorf Law is proud of its ability to tailor support services to meet the unique needs of each client – no matter the industry or size of the business enterprise.

 

Devendorf Law is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is Devendorf Law’s policy to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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