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Title : Immigration Paralegal

Location : Maryland - BETHESDA
Refer to Job # JIYS846852

Immigration Paralegal The candidate will be answering client phone calls, entering information into data base, ordering supplies, meeting with clients, preparing family based immigration petitions, asylum applications, and documentation, including country conditions research, waivers, U petitions, naturalization applications, and documentation for removal proceedings and otherwise assisting attorneys in all aspects of the practice. Providing legal administrative support to attorneys including case data analysis and input, legal filings, document filings, mailing, scanning, copying, and other related tasks. Conducting legal intakes, interviews, follow-ups, and responses; summarizing intake substance, and presenting recommendations for future action or referral. Preparing retainers, FOIAs, and immigration applications for clients, under attorney supervision. Assisting on assigned litigation efforts, including preparing pleadings, motions, and briefs before federal, state, and immigration courts. Performing legal research using computerized data base, online resources, and legal materials and drafting memoranda regarding the legal research. Communicating with clients and their families regarding upcoming hearings, biometric appointments, and office meetings. Maintaining the organization of the case management system. Maintaining calendar system for deadlines and timely filing of extensions, pleadings, petitions, and applications. Should have 2+ years of experience in a law firm or legal nonprofit in field of immigration law. Should have 1-2 years of experience working with clients, customers, etc.. Farsi, Urdu or Spanish skills are preferred. Paralegal training or certification is preferred.

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