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Title : Immigration Paralegal

Location : Louisiana - New Orleans
Refer to Job # TVYL710671

This large firm has a long history of serving clients throughout the Southern United States. They have a diverse practice that includes virtually all areas of litigation and transactional law. Pro bono work by all attorneys is encouraged, and billable hours credit is given. Associates receive excellent training and feedback, as well as early responsibility and meaningful work.
Immigration Paralegal The candidate in the Immigration practice should be able to perform substantive litigation and immigration legal duties under the supervision and direction of the attorneys. Must bee Familiar with all types of immigration practices including employment based, individual and family based petitions and applications. Provide consult on immigration audits including pleading clips, recruitment, calendaring and familiarity with immigration forms. Organize and maintain files from the inception of the case through the completion. Assist with all aspects of case litigation, trial preparation including identifying and marking exhibits for motions, position papers, mediation depositions and trial. Interact with various government and court officials as well as with clients. Maintain attorney calendars with case deadlines. Provide support to the attorneys in the preparation and filing of petitions and applications with federal government agencies. The candidate must have experience with H-2A and H-2B case documentation and procedure for agriculture and other temp workers. Experience in preparing documentation on H-1B visas, as well as providing defense for immigration detainees is needed. Should have experience with PERM cases. Must have a high level of computer literacy including proficiency in MS Office Software Suite and a working knowledge of a document management system. Experience using electronic resources and litigation support software is strongly preferred. Excellent time management, organizational abilities and strong proofreading skills are also required. Should have ability to meet firm billing requirements. Knowledge of litigation support technology utilized in practice area is needed.

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