Immigration Case Manager
GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
This position is responsible for projects delegated to them by the Supervising Attorney, Regional Paralegal Manager, or Senior Case Manager. This position exhibits moderate strategic thinking, analytical ability, independent judgment and initiative with respect to case and project management; demonstrates confidence and expertise, communicates to supervisors fully and in a timely manner the status of task completion and new developments; applies advanced skills of legal research, writing and analysis. Generally manages the caseload and status expirations for smaller to mid size clients.
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Prepare and file nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions, labor certification (PERM) applications and applications for permanent residency and secondary benefits for foreign nationals.
- Organize and prepare petition packets for filing.
- Coordinate and prepare more complex cases such as O-1 petitions, EB-1 petitions, Motions to Reconsider, Responses to Requests for Information, Responses to Intent to Deny Notices, etc.
- May prepare and file global business visa and work permit applications.
- Communicate with employees, managers and human resources professionals to gather needed information and documents required for the preparation of petitions and applications.
- Participate in case strategy meetings, client development activities, town hall meetings and seminars provided to clients.
- Prepare correspondence.
- Track and manage critical deadline and prepare and maintain current status reports.
- Enter and maintain data in immigration case management system and maintain immigration files.
- Maintain hard copy files and documents support immigration activity on behalf of clients.
- Work with attorneys and Regional Paralegal Manager to manage caseload from intake through processing and filing.
- Ensure that clients are kept apprised of the progress of their cases.
- Apply understanding of legal and ethical principles that guide paralegal conduct.
- A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
- A minimum of five years of immigration experience.
- Paralegal certificate obtained through a paralegal studies program approved by the ABA or from an accredited college or university, preferred. Positions in California require one of the following per California legislation (AB 1761):
- Verbal and written communication skills, including drafting and proofreading
- Client service and people management skills
- Strong project management and organizational skills
- Research and problem solving skills
- MS-Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
- WorkSite, Adobe Reader, Legal MacPac, LawLogix and other Immigration database tools
Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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