Comment: Jobs in Boston and Philadelphia

Law firms are hiring immigration Paralegal. See below help wanted ads for Boston and Philadelphia.

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This month's free 45-minute telephonic EB5 Roundtable with Angelo Paparelli features:
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Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - Time: 2:00-2:45pm ET
Registration Deadline: 11:00pm (ET), Monday, January 29th, 2018
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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Boston, MA - This position will be part of the firm’s national Business Immigration and Global Mobility practice. The Business Immigration Specialist will support the BIG by preparing and filing employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visas, including but not limited to H-1Bs, L-1s, TNs, PERMs, Preference Petitions and Adjustment of Status Applications. The individual will be positioned for direct contact with our client base, which includes companies working across numerous industries such as financial services, information technology, construction and pharmaceuticals. As a result, effective communication is an important aspect of this position; A successful candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and will have 5 or more years of immigration-specific experience. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send materials to cjkelly@seyfarth.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Boston, MA - Specific responsibilities will include: providing overall coordination and management of junior paralegal tasks, preparing business visitor visa applications, work, residence permit and work visa applications, coordinate collection of required legal documentation as required, research requirements in various jurisdictions, submit applications and handle processing of filing fees, and other duties required by our global mobility team (predominantly for attorneys licensed in Canada, but also in Germany, the United Kingdom and Ireland). The individual hired for this position will need to have strong writing skills and be able to draft complex applications such as the equivalent of Intracompany Transfers, Extraordinary Ability applications and PERMs. The individual will be positioned for direct contact with our client base, which includes Fortune 500 corporations, major academic and medical institutions. As a result, effective communication is an important aspect of this position. Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree. Prior U.S., Canadian, or Global immigration-related experience (3-5 years) is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send materials to cjkelly@seyfarth.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia immigration law firm seeking detail-oriented Business Immigration Paralegal with strong organizational, writing, research, and case management skills. Primary job duties include: Manage caseload of immigration matters in various stages; Assist attorney in preparation of employment-based immigration petitions and applications, including forms and packets with supporting evidence for submission to relevant administrative agency; Review and organize client documentation and analyze and summarize case data for attorney; Assist attorney with determining potential case issues and planning case strategy; Draft correspondence to clients and relevant administrative agency; Maintain organized, legally compliant client files, monitor deadlines, and progress of individuals’ cases; Perform administrative tasks such as filing documents, answering telephone calls, and maintaining and organizing reference files; Conduct legal research regarding regulations and procedures in immigration law; Work effectively and collaboratively with team members to prioritize and organize work load; and Perform other administrative tasks and projects as assigned by attorney. Bachelor's degree and at least 1-2 years of experience in field required. Competitive salary and benefits. Please submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample. Applicants that do not include a cover letter will not be considered. Please send materials to immigrationasstjob@gmail.com

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