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 Milwaukee, WI; Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Washington, DC; Richmond, VA; Raleigh, NC; San Francisco, Santa Monica and Santa Clara, CA; Matawan, NJ; New York City, NY; and Toronto, ON. Scroll down to see the opportunities!







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Focus: The Consular Posts Book

ILW.com is pleased to announce a new edition of The Consular
Posts Book and a pre-publication discount. For $299, you get the
current edition of The Consular Posts Book shipped to you
immediately and you will receive the 2nd edition when it is
published. If you have already purchased the current edition of
The Consular Posts Book, you can place a pre-publication edition
for $199. The current edition can be purchased here for
$199.


The editor of the current edition of The Consular Posts Book
is Rami D. Fakhoury and contributors are: Poorvi Chothani, Steven
A. Culbreath, Dharamchand Depoo, Marc Ellis, Vic Goel, Edward S.
Gudeon, Magdale Labbe Henke, Frederick W. Hong, Christi Hufford,
C. Valerie Ibe, Priscilla J. Jones, Noah Klug, Jose E. Latour,
Lesa Lawrence, Adam Lee, Mark Levey, Jakob Lipman, Susan Willis
McFadden, Christy Nguyen, Claire D. Nilson, Curtis Pierce, Luis
A. Pinilla, Jessica L. Rodriguez, Kristina Rost, Emmanuel S.
Tipon, and Alice Yardum-Hunter. The table of contents is as
follows:


PART I. MAJOR CONSULAR POSTS

Chapter 1: Argentina

Buenos Aires, (Consulate) By Christi Hufford


Chapter 2: Armenia

Yerevan, (U.S. Embassy) By Alice Yardum-Hunter


Chapter 3: Australia

Sydney, (Consulate) By Noah Klug


Chapter 4: Brazil

Sao Paulo, (Consulate) By Kristina Rost


Chapter 5: Canada

Toronto, (Consulate) By Dharamchand "Randy" Depoo


Chapter 6: China

Beijing, (U.S. Embassy) By Frederick W. Hong

Guangzhou, (Consulate) By Jakob Lipman and Adam Lee

Shanghai, (Consulate) By Christy Nguyen


Chapter 7: Colombia

Bogota, (Consulate) By Luis A. Pinilla


Chapter 8: France

Paris, (U.S. Embassy) By Curtis Pierce


Chapter 9: Germany

Frankfurt, (U.S. Consulate) By Steven A. Culbreath

Munich, (U.S. Consulate) By Magdale Labbe Henke


Chapter 10: Haiti

Port au Prince (Consulate) By Jose E. Latour


Chapter 11: India

Chennai, (Consulate) By Vic Goel

Kolkata, (Consulate) By Poorvi Chothani

Mumbai, (Consulate) By Priscilla Jones

New Delhi, (U.S. Embassy) By Poorvi Chothani


Chapter 12: Jamaica

Kingston, (Consulate) By Claire D. Nilson


Chapter 13: Nigeria

Lagos, (US Consulate) By C. Valerie Ibe


Chapter 14: Philippines

Manila, (U.S. Embassy) By Emmanuel S. Tipon


Chapter 15: Taiwan

Taipei, (Consulate) By Lesa M. Lawrence and Jessica L.
Rodriguez


Chapter 16: Trinidad and Tobago

Port of Spain, (US Embassy) By Claire D. Nilson


Chapter 17: United Kingdom

London, (U.S. Embassy) By Edward S. Gudeon


Chapter 18: Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, (Consulate) By Marc Ellis


PART II. THEORY AND PRACTICE


Chapter 1: Introduction


Chapter 2: New Attorney Vulnerabilities in International
Practice


Chapter 3: Trade and Immigration Tightening? NAFTA, WTO, GATS
Soup to Nuts


Chapter 4: Tips for Avoiding B-1/B-2 Visa Denials and
Correcting other Refusal Issues with the Consul


Chapter 5: The Visa Waiver Program (VWP): Not As Simple and
Easy As It Looks


Chapter 6: Non-Immigrant Classes and Their U.S. Tax
Obligations


Chapter 7: E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors


Chapter 8: The Consular Role in L-1 Blanket Petitions


Chapter 9: H-1B "Dependent Employees": From Labeling to
Lawbreaking


Chapter 10: Temporary Assignment of H-1B Employees to Client
Work Sites


Chapter 11: State Department Name-Checks and Security Advisory
Opinions (SAOs)


Chapter 12: ICE Data-Mining and Federal Benefits Fraud Task
Forces - Send In the Marines: Best Practices to Survive Audits
and Task Forces


Chapter 13: What to do if Your Client's Visa is Denied: Visa
Office Advisory Opinions


Chapter 14: A Template for Attorney Risk-Assessment


PART III. RESOURCE MATERIALS ON CD-ROM


Hundreds of relevant Statues/Regulations, Forms, FAM
Provisions, Executive Orders, documents from DoC, DHS, DoJ, DoL,
DoT, DoS, useful weblinks.


For additional information, please see:

Online: http://www.ilw.com/books/ConsularPosts.shtm

By Fax: http://www.ilw.com/books/ConsularPosts.pdf










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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Milwaukee, WI - Corporate Associate Attorney. 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 J.D., State Bar license and at least 2 years of experience with nonimmigrant and immigrant employment-based cases. 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. Please email your cover letter, resume and salary requirements along with two immigration writing samples to jobs@grzecalaw.com.



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Atlanta, GA. Kuck Immigration Partners, LLC. We are seeking an Immigration Paralegal with exceptional motivation, spirit and talent to work with a fast-paced, pro-active immigration firm. The individual will focus on employment immigration matters. Must have at least 2 years of business immigration experience. Fluency in Spanish is required. The individual must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Proficiency in MS Word, Timeslips and ImmigrationTracker is a plus. If you believe you have what it takes to work with us, send your resume today. Pay is commensurate with experience, and there is a generous firm benefits package, including health insurance, 401(k) and vacation. Send resume to swiggins@immigration.net.


Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Boston and DC - Seyfarth Shaw has immediate openings for Senior Paralegals in our Immigration departments in both the Boston and DC offices. These positions will participate in all aspects of the firm's national Business Immigration and Global Mobility practice, including assisting in the management of client relationships, preparing and filing employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions, including PERM processing, and serving as a contact to numerous prominent clients. Our clients include Fortune 500 corporations, major academic and medical institutions, and performing artists. Required Skills & Abilities: Must be able to successfully multi-task, in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Must be able to work independently, when necessary, in addition to being a team player. Must be able to communicate effectively in writing, and verbally, as appropriate for the needs of the audience (clients, governmental agencies, internal and external resources). Must be able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Must be able to manage one's own time and the time of others. Qualifications: Must possess a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible business immigration experience. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please apply online to our job posting at www.seyfarth.com/careers.




Help Wanted Immigration Professional

Atlanta, GA - Law firm in Atlanta, GA is seeking a Bi-Lingual Marketing Director. Must be fluent in Spanish. Responsibilities include the following: Create annual and monthly marketing plans; ensure firm is meeting goals of marketing plan; negotiate annual budget; review all ad and event proposals; review all vendor monthly and annual reports; coordinate event sponsorship and attend various marketing events, including weekend events; maintain calendar of all marketing events; research potential and current markets to improve response of potential clientele; translate all marketing, web and ad copy into Spanish; schedule, coordinate and plan monthly marketing meetings. Must be very detail-oriented, organized and be able to negotiate. Minimum of 1-2 years of marketing experience; Bachelor s degree is required. Competitive salary and benefits. Please send resume to: imlaw@outlook.com.



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Richmond, VA - Williams Mullen is seeking an experienced immigration law paralegal. The candidate will assist attorneys with preparation of immigration documents, legal research, case management and others tasks in connection with immigrant and nonimmigrant petitions and applications. Candidate must have a comprehensive knowledge of multi-national immigration cases, PERM labor certifications and be comfortable with client interaction. Successful candidates will possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail, be detail oriented and the ability to handle multiple priorities as well as strong proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, Filesite/Interwoven and LawLogix. We offer competitive salary and benefits. Please apply online at:
http://www.williamsmullen.com/careers/paralegals or by emailing mfuller@williamsmullen.com.



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Matawan, NJ, San Francisco, CA, Santa Clara, CA, New York City - Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Lowey, LLP is the world's leading immigration law firm. We strive to be an integral part of our clients' success by providing representation, services and strategic advice to facilitate the hiring and movement of skilled talent globally. If you have an interest in the legal field and want to assist us with driving innovation and change, come join our team as a Corporate Immigration Paralegal. The firm has multiple openings and is accepting applications from entry to senior level experience Immigration Paralegals. The work is challenging; you'll have the opportunity to work directly with diverse clients; manage a case load and work along side smart and motivated individuals. The ideal candidate will possess the following: BA/BS degree (any major); GPA of 3.0, highly desirable; Previous experience with corporate immigration is a plus; Proficient with MS Office Suite; ability to learn and efficiently use new systems; Strong analytical skills and the ability to solve problems; Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communications (oral and written) skills; Ability to work in a high volume, fast-paced environment; Must be a U.S. Citizen or have Permanent Resident status. Please submit your resume to:
Matawan, NJ;
San Francisco, CA;
Santa Clara, CA;
New York City



Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

As one of the nation's largest labor and employment law firms, Ogletree Deakins represents employers in a broad range of workplace matters. Our clients include more than half of the Fortune 50 corporations, and some of North Carolina's largest employers. The immigration practice group employs over 46 immigration attorneys and over 85 paraprofessionals. Our Raleigh office has an opportunity for an experienced immigration associate to join the firm's expanding practice and assume a major role in our business immigration practice. We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm. Requirements: Candidates should possess extensive experience with PERM applications, H-1B, L-1, TN and E visas; must possess experience in high-volume business immigration work environment. Ideal candidate will have 3-6 years of business immigration experience. Excellent writing, organizational and research skills are required. We are not working with outside recruiters for this position. Contact Information: To apply for this position, please email your resume to Vanessa Russell at
vanessa.russell@ogletreedeakins.com with "RALEIGH IMMIGRATION ASSOCIATE" in the subject line.



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Raleigh, NC - Ogletree Deakins is one of the nation's largest labor and employment law firms. Its immigration practice group employs over 46 immigration attorneys and over 85 paraprofessionals. Our Raleigh office has an opportunity for an experienced immigration paralegal to join the firm's expanding practice. We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm. Duties will include preparation and filing of petitions, H-1B visa applications and labor certification applications. Our outstanding paralegals also compile and analyze case facts, draft correspondence, maintain and organize client documentation and have direct contact with multiple employees. Requirements: Extensive employment based immigration paralegal experience, preferably in large law firm environment, as well as strong proficiency with MS Word, Outlook, INS Zoom, and a document management system. Successful candidates will possess strong writing skills, have excellent attention to detail, be able to multi-task and work independently toward team goals. Outstanding case management and organizational skills are required. Contact: To apply for this position, please email your resume to Vanessa Russell at vanessa.russell@ogletreedeakins.com with "RALEIGH IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL" in the subject line.



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Santa Monica, CA - Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP (www.wolfsdorf.com) a top-rated 20 attorney immigration firm seeks an experienced PERM paralegal or legal assistant with at least 2 5 years immigration experience. Qualified candidates must have a commitment to hard work, excellent writing, communication, organizational and case management skills. We offer competitive salaries and benefits plus a pleasant working environment. Send your resume, a cover letter and Earnings history by email only to YLi@Wolfsdorf.com. Applications will be kept strictly confidentiality. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.




Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Toronto, ON - PricewaterhouseCoopers Immigration Law LLP, a law firm affiliated with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, seeks an experienced U.S. immigration attorney to provide corporate immigration solutions to a diverse business clientele. This position offers excellent opportunities for leadership, and career advancement. Responsibilities include managing the provision of legal services for NIV and IV matters including H-1B, L-1, TN, E-1/2, J-1, O-1, B-1/2, PERM, immigrant petitions, consular processing as well as advising on compliance and related matters. Must demonstrate a solid understanding of U.S. corporate immigration law, compliance issues and audits, be able to effectively manage law clerks and other client service team members and undertake business development. Require JD and admission to any U.S. state bar and at least 3 years of post-call U.S. corporate immigration experience. Please apply at www.pwc.com/ca/careers



Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Washington, DC - Visa Law Group PLLC is a boutique firm specializing in business & investment immigration. We have a staff of 10, including 4 attorneys and other support staff. We are a busy office located in Washington, DC, with a casual and friendly work environment. We are looking for a seasoned business-based immigration attorney to manage a large case load, but also to take leadership role to expand the firm s practice. Candidate will have min 5 years of experience in business immigration. 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, EB-1, 2 & 3, etc. and maintain case files via INSZoom. There is a lot of room for growth, profit-share and potential ownership interest. Will consider merger with solo or small firm. Bringing your own book of business is a plus. Perfect opportunity for senior associate looking to go to next level. Send your cover letter and resume to Farah@VisaLawGroup.com. Please no calls.



Foreign Credential Evaluations

Why do the largest law firms, corporations, universities in the U.S. choose AETS for their foreign credential evaluations? As the nation's leader in foreign credential evaluations and translations, American Evaluation & Translation Service, Inc (AETS) provides the most competitive rates in the industry - $75 educational evaluations using Aacrao EDGE, as well as $300 "expert opinion" work experience and position evaluations completed by PhD university professors who have the authority o grant college level credit for work experience and/or raining. AETS offers a variety of turn-around times, including same-day service for educational, work experience, and position evaluations. For a list of rates and times, see: here. AETS also provides certified translations in 100+ languages, with translators that are specialists in 80+ fields. For a copy of the Application for Credential Evaluation and Translation Services, please visit: here. Please contact AETS at anytime at(786)276-8190, visit http://www.aetsinternational.com,or email info@aetsinternational.com New customers to AETS will receive a 25% discount on their first Educational Evaluation request - just mention Promotion Code: AETS.ILW.25 to avail of this discount.



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,
see here.







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ComingsNGoings: New Office Address

Ridgewood, NJ - June 1st, 2014 - The Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, P.C. - also commonly known as VISASERVE - will open a branch office at Overlook Corporate Center in Princeton, New Jersey, on June 1st 2014 to provide U.S. and Canadian Immigration Law Support services for the Firm's existing and new central NJ clients. For more information: info@visaserve.com.










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