Immigration Paralegal

A business law firm in the Loop is seeking an experienced Business Immigration Paralegal for their Chicago office to draft complex business immigration petitions and conducting legal research and analysis.   

Responsibilities:

  • Provides substantive assistance to attorneys, clients, and staff in the Business Immigration Practice Group of the Corporate Department. 
  • Prepares error-free, high quality employment-based immigrant petitions.
  • Prepares supporting documentation for applications and petitions.
  • Utilizes industry related software to complete forms and other documents
  • Researches, summarizes and/or reviews state and federal rulings, cases, regulations, and statutes regarding immigration-related issues. 
  • Interacts with various outside entities
  • Works independently

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years of business immigration experience including significant experience in preparing H-1B, L-1, I-140, I-485 and PERM Labor Certification filings.
  • Proficient with iCert and the use of MS Word, use of the Internet, use of e-mail, and able to quickly learn and utilize other computer applications used by the firm.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under significant time constraints.
  • Bachelor of Science or Arts Degree with a major or minor in paralegal/legal assistant studies or Bachelor of Science or Arts Degree in any field plus a Paralegal/Legal Assistant Certificate from an ABA approved organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.