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Chicago, IL - Baker & McKenzie LLP is seeking Immigration Paralegal to assist the Immigration Practice group with daily tasks associated with the practice. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting the attorneys in all aspects of the processing of nonimmigrant and immigrant cases, preparing nonimmigrant and employment-based immigrant cases (H-1B; L-1A & L-1B; E-1 & E-2; TN-1; Labor Certification Applications, Permanent Residency Applications etc.) for large corporations, performing legal research, maintaining and updating docket system to ensure timely filing extensions, petitions and applications, assisting with case file management, assisting with the collection of data and documentation necessary to prepare and file of applications, and handling the daily tasks. The ideal candidate must have Bachelor’s degree, 1-3 years of employment based immigration experience including ability to examine foreign national candidate's qualifications for non-immigrant (temporary) visas and/or permanent residency applications (I-140 or PERM applications) . Must have strong organizational skills, attention to details, excellent verbal and written skills, be able to work well in a document intensive and fast-paced environment. To apply, please see Baker & McKenzie Online Application Page

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Reston, VA - Goel & Anderson is seeking experienced Business Immigration Paralegals to work on challenging assignments with an emphasis on high-volume NIV and IV casework. Candidates must have 3+ years of business immigration experience involving H-1B, L-1A/B, TN, PERM, I-140, and I-485 cases. All positions involve daily client contact and applicants should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, outstanding organizational and time management skills, and be able to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. A four-year undergraduate degree is required. Goel & Anderson offers highly competitive salaries, outstanding benefits (including fully paid PPO Health/Dental/Vision, generous 401(k) match, paid vacation & sick leave, and continuing education/training allowance), and opportunities for sustained career growth. Salaries of Immigration Paralegals at Goel & Anderson range from $51,500 to $110,000 per year, depending on experience and other job-related factors. Qualified candidates are invited to apply with resume and cover letter to . All submissions will be kept strictly confidential. No phone calls please.

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