Boutique immigration law firm in New York is looking for a paralegal to join its US immigration team. Creative, analytical, and persuasive writers are encouraged to apply, as well as those with paralegal and/or US immigration experience.
Duties include drafting and preparing documents, reviewing supporting documents, collating applications, petitions and correspondence, researching, liaising with clients and government bodies, updating supervising lawyers and working with support staff.
- have strong writing and communication skills - have attention to detail - work well under pressure - be a team player - manage time effectively with the ability to prioritize a varied workload - have a helpful/flexible demeanor with a team orientated 'can do' attitude - be able to organize and complete tasks to a professional standard - have a business like professional manner - show initiative, take responsibility and ownership of tasks and be proactive - demonstrate flair and imagination and a willingness to assist the team with any tasks outside the job description when required
The following experience is preferred:
- non-immigrant visa petition experience such as H, L, E, and O - experience with immigrant petitions and green card applications - experience with PERM
To apply: please email your resume, a writing sample, and cover letter stating your salary requirements