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Immigration Paralegal

Job Code: 57920298
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Date Posted: 8/3/2017
Position: Paralegal
Practice Area: Immigration
Employment Type: Contract

Downtown Cleveland law firm is looking for an Immigration Paralegal to assist attorneys with the preparation of various employment and family based immigration matters including, but not limited to:

  • Professionals seeking temporary visas including H-1B petitions, TN visas, alien labor certifications, and outstanding researcher petitions
  • Applications for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility
  • Waivers of the J-1 two year home residency requirement for international medical graduates
  • Residents seeking Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
  • Lawful Permanent Residents applying for U.S. Citizenship
  • Specialized visa applications for professionals seeking employment outside of the U.S.


  • Prepare employer support letters, extreme hardship evidence letters, and J-1 facility letters
  • Communicate with organizations seeking to hire and retain foreign talent
  • Annual I-9 audits for large corporations
  • Meet with clients to discuss immigration processes, collect information, and review forms
  • Gather important research and review guidelines for various petitions


  • Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate
  • Proficiency in LawLogix to prepare forms, track client documents, and retain records
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Would you like to learn more about the Temp-to-Hire Immigration Paralegal job that Special Counsel has available in Cleveland,  Ohio?  If so, then please submit your resume below.  Or, visit our website at to apply or consider other available opportunities with us.  Please follow me on Twitter@Cherylnjacobs for additional career opportunities.  
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