Comment: Job Openings




The ideal time to start looking for a job is now. Small and large law firms are looking for immigration attorneys, paralegals and professionals. Today, Immigration Daily features job openings in New York, NY; San Jose, CA; San Francisco, CA; Milwaukee, WI; Boynton Beach, FL; and others. Scroll down to see the opportunities!








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Focus: The Physician Immigration Book - Price Reduced

ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Physician Immigration Book
edited by Robert Aronson. Contributors are: Mary Amundson, Robert
Aronson, Lisa Atkins, Therese Bart, Janice Bianco, Ingrid Brey,
Brian Bruner, Elise Bruner, Jacqueline Bucar, Lisa Claypool,
Kristi Crawford, Karen Dean, Alex Dgebuadze, Robert Divine,
Goldie Domingue, Maria Fritzinger Elias, Eleanor Fitzpatrick,
Roberta Freedman, Kristen Harris, Wendy Hess, Dayna Kelly,
Khorzad Mehta, Jennifer Minear, Bruce Morrison, George Newman,
Elizabeth Neuwirth, Ana Pottratz Acosta, Karen Pollins, Jennell
Prentice, Elizabeth Quinn, Michelle Scimecca, Suzanne Seltzer,
Carl Shusterman, Greg Siskind, Rita Sostrin, Tim Skinner, Sarah
Peterson Strensrud, Margaret Stock, Hamel Vyas, Tracy Wallowicz,
David Ware, Nathan Waxman, Andrew Wizner and Robert
Whitehill.


The book outline is as follows:



  • Introduction

  • The Physician Workforce And Healthcare Realities

  • The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program: Views From The Inside And
    The Outside

  • Starting The Immigration Process: The Art Of The Client
    Intake Process

  • J-1 Waiver Strategy And Practice For Physicians

  • H-1B Temporary Worker Considerations And Strategy For
    Physicians

  • Assessing All Possibilities: Other Nonimmigrant Visa Options
    For Physicians

  • Long Term Options: Permanent Residence And
    Naturalization

  • Compliance Considerations

  • Designing A Better Mousetrap: Some Thoughts On Legislative
    Reform



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Help Wanted: Immigration Professional

New York, NY - The New York office of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy,
LLP is seeking an experienced Client Services Manager. This position will
manage clients and have leadership responsibilities for a legal support
team. Applicants must 7+ years of employment-based
immigration experience. Candidate must be confident; a team player who has
the ability to work in new areas; and able to exercise initiative in a very
independent manner. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please submit
your resume to http://bit.ly/1o0sJ6q.



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

San Jose, CA - Lipson & Pretorius LLP is seeking an experienced Immigration Paralegal. Our immigration law firm is focused primarily on business/corporate immigration and is seeking a paralegal to work full-time in our San Jose, CA office. Duties will include assisting in the preparation of all aspects of non-immigrant and immigrant visa matters, communicating with clients, collecting and reviewing documents. Applicants must be confident in their writing ability and immigration knowledge so as to be able to handle cases from the first day. Non-Immigrant case types will primarily focus on E-2, O-1, H-1B, J-1, TN, and L-1 matters, while immigrant cases will include PERM processing, NIW, EB-1, and some EB-5 work. Applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree and have 2+ years of immigration experience handling various of the above referenced case types. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send resumes detailing the level of experience on the above case types, send your salary requirements, and send a cover letter to hendrik@lipsonpretorius.com.



Help Wanted: Immigration Professional

San Francisco, CA - The San Francisco office of Squire Sanders (US), LLP, a global law firm with 39 offices in 19 countries, is seeking a secretary with 2+ years of experience providing legal and administrative support in employment-based immigration matters. Ideal candidate must be detail oriented and possess excellent secretarial and organizational skills. Experience with immigration tracking software is a plus. We offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation, and the opportunity to work in a professional, collaborative work environment. Please submit resume and cover letter to Joan Klaassen, Office Administrator by email to opportunities.sfr@ssd.com.



Help Wanted: Immigration Professional

Milwaukee, WI - Michael Best & Friedrich is looking for an Immigration Legal Secretary to provide support to multiple individuals within the employment group focusing on immigration laws. The Immigration Legal Secretary is responsible for working with attorneys and case managers in the preparation, filing, and monitoring of various immigration and nationality law matters. Duties will include: maintaining the database for timely filing of extensions, petitions, and applications; assist in and coordinate employment-based applications and petitions for filing with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) and the Department of Labor (DOL), including Consular filings; docketing upcoming filing deadlines; Reviewing documents to ensure they are in proper format and contains all necessary portions or related documents; files legal documents with proper entities. The ideal candidate will have immigration experience within a law firm, knowledge of INS Zoom or other immigration data management systems preferred; knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures of USCIS and DOL. The position offers a competitive benefit package including health, dental, vision effective the first day of employment; disability, 401(k) and retirement. Please send cover letter and resume to llangove@michaelbest.com. Equal Opportunity Employer.



Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Boynton Beach, FL - Immigration Law Firm is seeking an Associate Immigration Attorney with Min. 2 Years Immigration Law Experience Bilingual Required, Spanish Preferred. Must have exceptional legal research & writing skills. Competitive salary DOE. Please email resume, writing sample, and list of references to richardhujber@yahoo.com.



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Boynton Beach, FL - Immigration Law Firm is seeking experienced Immigration Paralegal/Assistant: Min 2 years experience. Bilingual required - Spanish preferred. Do not respond or apply to this posting unless you possess at least 2 years immigration law experience and are not bilingual. Experience in family-based, employment based adjustment of status, asylum, deportation defense, non-immigrant visas, labor certifications and all aspects of immigration law. Only qualified candidates meeting this requirements will be contacted. Must be very organized and detail oriented office worker with strong computer skills. Send resume, references, writing/work sample by e-mail to richardhujber@yahoo.com.





Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Multiple Locations - US business immigration specialists at Egan, LLP are seeking an Associate Lawyer to manage multiple and challenging U.S. business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for their diverse clients. The US Business Immigration Attorneys at Egan LLP, a law firm allied with Ernst & Young LLP (EY), help our clients address the challenges associated with managing today's globally mobile workforce. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate. Responsibilities include demonstrating a solid understanding of U.S. business immigration law and effectively applying this knowledge to client situations, preparing and submitting non-immigrant, immigrant, and PERM applications in a high volume environment, facilitating the legal movement of employees across borders for business travel, and managing law clerks and other client service team members. Ideal candidate will have a JD along with admission to any U.S. state bar, 3+ years of business immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-volume H/L NIV and PERM filings, and excellent managerial, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills. Please send your resume to alexa.bostock@ca.ey.com. Ernst & Young is committed to diversity and equality.



Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

New York, NY - Immigration Law Firm is seeking a Business Immigration Attorney. Position will handle full range of immigrant and nonimmigrant employment based matters. Attorney will prepare, file, and monitor status of NIV and IV petitions for corporate and individual clients including PERM, H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, J-1, E-1/2, B-1/2, etc. Attorney will also research and draft complex Request for Evidence responses and Motions to Reopen/Reconsider to USCIS/DOL; in addition, attorney will update and maintain case files via LawLogix. Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience and will manage own caseload. Please send resumes to administrator@ppid.com



Immigration Law Certificate

Classes offered both online and in-person. Master the complex and ever changing maze of immigration policies and regulations with the Immigration Law Studies Certificate Program offered by CUNY's School of Professional Studies. This graduate-level certificate program, consisting of (3) three-credit classes, offers students who complete it a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and processes surrounding the status of immigrants in the US, including family and employment-based immigration and deportation defense. It is designed for individuals working in law firms, companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations where they interact with immigrants and immigrant legal concerns on a regular basis and would therefore benefit from greater knowledge of the laws and regulations surrounding immigration. For more information on class schedules, tuition and fees, course applications and to register,
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