Comment: Immigration Jobs And Positions Sought
Small and large firms are looking for immigration attorneys and paralegals. Today, Immigration Daily features job openings in New York, Milwakee and Mineola, and a position sought. Scroll down to see the opportunities.
Focus: The Removal Book
Editor: Priscillia Suntoso
Articles by Nadeen Aljijakli, Josh Bardavid, Philip Eichorn, Aga Haupt, Lauren Kosseff, Matthew Kriezelman, Michelle Mendez, Lory Rosenberg, Jason Schaffer, Kimberly Sutton, and others to be announced.
The Book Contents: Removal Proceedings; Grounds of Deportability; Grounds of Inadmissibility; Contesting Removability; Adjustment of Status; Waivers of Inadmissibility and Deportability in Removal Proceedings; Section 212(c) Relief and Cancellation of Removal for Lawful Permanent Residents; Cancellation and Suspension for Non-Permanent Resident Aliens; Asylum: Withholding of Removal and Protection Under the Convention Against Torture; Voluntary Departure; Naturalization as a Defense to Removal; Administrative Review of Removal Orders; Chapter 13: Judicial Review of Removal Orders; Removal Issues Outside the United States
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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Milwaukee, WI - Grzeca Law Group seeks an experienced professional to serve on our corporate practice team based in our Milwaukee office. This position is primarily responsible for managing, directing and overseeing the preparation of various employment-based immigration petitions, including leading strategy development discussions, client communication, support staff management and timely and accurate document production to ensure the highest level of client service and satisfaction. This position requires a minimum of 2 years of current or recent experience with nonimmigrant and immigrant employment-based cases (i.e. H-1B, L-1, TN, PERM, I-140, I-485, etc.). Qualified candidates must have a commitment to hard work as well as excellent writing, communication, organizational and case management skills. We offer a competitive salary and benefits. We strongly encourage professional growth and community involvement. Send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements by email only to email@example.com with "Team Lead position" in the subject line. Please also quantify your experience with each type of employment-based visa classification in months/years (H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, EB's, TN, O-1, PERM, I-140, I-485, etc.).
Position Sought: Immigration Attorney
Looking for an opportunity to work for an experienced Immigration Law Firm. University of Richmond Graduate LL.M. degree (2016); Passed the New York State Bar Exam held on July 2016; Have 1+ years of legal experience; Have 4 months of experience at an Immigration Law Office in Manhattan, New York; Speak Turkish, and US Citizen. Please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, a full-service commercial law firm, seeks immigration paralegal. The paralegal will primarily be involved with the preparation and submission of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions, labor certification applications, immigrant visa petitions, permanent resident applications, and U.S. citizenship applications. He/she will assist immigration attorneys in assessing immigration options for corporate clients, obtaining U.S. work authorization for foreign nationals, and maintaining valid visa status of clients' foreign national populations. Other duties include: preparing labor certification documents; overseeing labor certification recruitment process; preparing letters in support of visa petitions; maintaining correspondence with clients; collecting evidence and visa documentation from clients; conducting case audits; maintaining contact with government agencies; researching visa application procedures and requirements; and maintaining client databases with respect to approval and validity dates of visa petitions. Qualifications: Applicants should be detail-oriented and highly analytical with exceptional writing and communication skills. Experience in temporary work visas (including but not limited to L-1A, L-1B, E-2, E-1, H-1B, O-1), PERM labor certifications, immigrant visas (employment-based and family based), consular representation, adjustment of status application and U.S. citizenship. Bilingual in Korean and English preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send resumes to email@example.com.
Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Mineola, NY - The Terezakis Law Firm seeks an experienced immigration attorney for its criminal and immigration law practice, based in Mineola, New York. Attorney will be expected to make appearances at the Immigration Courts located at 26 Federal Plaza and 201 Varick Street, as well as the Nassau & Suffolk County criminal courts. Candidate must have at least 3 years' experience with some of the following: removal defense, cancellation of removal, asylum, family-based immigration, provisional waivers, and/or assessment of immigration consequences of proposed criminal disposition. Must have strong writing skills and experience preparing motions and briefs for Immigration Court, as well as appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals. Experience in criminal defense, including post-conviction relief, is a plus. NYS Bar admission required. Ideal candidate must be a professional, responsible, dedicated, detail-oriented, and friendly attorney who can work independently, as well as part of a team. Our clients are primarily Spanish speaking - so fluency in Spanish is preferred. This is not an entry level position: you must have at least 2-3 years experience representing clients in court, and be a skilled advocate. Please submit cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Salary commensurate with experience. Health insurance, profit-sharing, liberal vacation policy and other benefits are available.
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The Closing of the American Border: Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11 by Edward Alden, Harper Perennial 368 pages $15.99 ISBN: 0061558400 https://www.amazon.com/Closing-Ameri.../dp/0061558400
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