Immigration Paralegal
Baker & McKenzie - Chicago, IL

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Position Summary:
The Immigration Paralegal will assist the Immigration Practice group with daily tasks associated with the practice.

Assist attorneys in all aspects of the processing of nonimmigrant and immigrant cases.

Prepare nonimmigrant and employment-based immigrant cases (H-1B; L-1A & L-1B; E-1 & E-2; TN-1; Labor Certification Applications, Permanent Residency Applications etc.) for large corporations.

Perform legal research.

Maintain and update docket system to ensure timely filing extensions, petitions and applications.

Assist with case file management.

Assist with the collection of data and documentation necessary to prepare and file of applications.

Handle daily tasks associated with the practice.

Candidates must clearly understand the immigration process.

Ability to examine foreign national candidate’s qualifications for non-immigrant (temporary) visas and/or permanent residency applications (I-140 or PERM applications) .

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Excellent verbal and written skills.

Must be able to work well in a document intensive and fast-paced environment

Team player

Experience Required

Education and Experience:
1-3 years employment based immigration experience is required

Bachelor’s Degree required

Paralegal certificate is preferred

Physical Requirements:
Fine hand manipulation (typing, dialing, filing)

This job description is not a contract or employment agreement. The Firm reserves the right to change this job description without prior notice to the employee.

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