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 Florham Park, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; Milwaukee, WI; Santa Clara, CA. 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
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published. If you have already purchased the current edition of
The Consular Posts Book or if you would like to pre-order the second edition, you can place an order for $189. The current edition can be purchased here for
$189.


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.


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Help Wanted: Immigration paralegal


Florham Park, NJ and Philadelphia, PA - Greenberg Traurig, a
global law firm, is currently seeking several college graduate
paralegals for the Immigration Practice group of our Florham
Park, NJ and Philadelphia, PA offices. The positions are
temporary with the possibility of future employment. When
applying, please submit your CV/resume and a writing sample to
kalmykovk@gtlaw.com.
Position Summary: The EB-5 Paralegal team will assist attorneys
with complex investor visa cases. Duties & Responsibilities: Job
duties are as follows: (1) review of financial documents,
including tax returns, financial statement, preparation of
reports that will be submitted to the federal government, and
banking records; (2) audit of money trails from abroad to the
United States; and (3) case management. Skills & Competencies:
Qualified applicants will be detailed-oriented, have the ability
to perform thorough document review, and have excellent writing
skills. Qualifications & Prior Experience: Position requirements
include: a Bachelor's Degree and strong academic credentials. No
prior paralegal or EB-5 investor visa experience required. We
will train. Employment or academic background in finance,
accounting, business, legal studies or a related field is
helpful. Second language proficiency, particularly in Mandarin,
is a plus but not required. Proficiency with Windows-based
software and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is required.



Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Philadelphia, PA and Florham Park, NJ - Greenberg Traurig, a
premier law firm, currently has openings in its Philadelphia, PA
and Florham Park, NJ offices for mid to senior level business
immigration paralegals. The position is full-time. When applying,
please submit your CV/resume and a writing sample to "mailto:kalmykovk@gtlaw.com">kalmykovk@gtlaw.com. We offer
competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.
Position Summary: This position is primarily responsible for
preparing non-immigrant visa petitions (i.e., H, L, TN, E, O, and
J), immigrant visa petitions (i.e., PERM, I-140, AOS), as well as
EAD/AP applications. Skills & Competencies: The ideal candidate
must be very organized, detail-oriented, able to work
independently, possess excellent computer skills as well as
strong written and verbal communication skills. Qualifications &
Prior Experience: Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 3
years' experience preparing nonimmigrant and immigrant visa
petitions. Proficiency with Windows-based software and Microsoft
Word, Excel and Outlook is required. Bachelor's degree is
required.



Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Milwaukee, WI - Grzeca Law Group seeks an experienced Attorney to
serve on our corporate practice team. 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 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. Send your resume, a cover letter with
salary history/requirements and two immigration writing samples
by email only to "mailto:jobs@grzecalaw.com">jobs@grzecalaw.com.




Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Santa Clara, CA - Fragomen, the largest corporate immigration
firm in the world, is seeking a Business Immigration Paralegal
Supervisor. Responsibilities include preparing, filing, and
monitoring various immigration and nationality law issues,
gathering and tracking the receipt of information and documents
from clients, analyzing case documents, and finalizing documents.
Other responsibilities include overseeing activities directly
related to managing caseloads, managing a team of 4 or more legal
support staff, training new team members, oversight of procedures
and processes, among other supervisory tasks. BA/BS degree
required, 5+ years of experience as a Business Immigration
Paralegal, 10+ years experience managing paralegals and support
staff, and strong knowledge of immigration and non-immigration
procedures and processes. Ideal candidate will have ability to
interact with clients, partners, outside counsel, and staff
members, excellent time management skills and proven leadership
abilities, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and work in
a deadline-driven environment, and excellent verbal and written
communication skills. Must be proficient with MS Office Suite and
other legal software applications/tools and be able to
demonstrate ability to handle high volume case load while
maintaining high level of productivity. Please submit resume
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