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Title : Immigration Paralegal

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # KEPF850987

Immigration Paralegal The candidate will provide support to attorneys in the Global Migration and Executive Transfers group in the preparation and management/administration of immigration filings for corporate clients. Extensive responsibility for preparation of accurate US submissions, including processing large volume cases including H-1B, TN, L-1A, L-1B, O and other relevant applications. Perform legal assignments under supervision of an attorney or case manager. Compile data for preparation of employment-based, immigrant-related filings. Support attorneys and local counsel in coordination of Global Business Immigration cases including jurisdictions such as Australia, United Kingdom, India, and UAE among others. Assist with initial client intake to obtain relevant case information. Assist attorney/case manager with evaluating case issues and case strategy. Investigate, compile and digest facts of the case, i.e. arrange for outside interpreter if necessary; locate, obtain and preserve client documentation; review and organize client documentation; and analyze and summarize all data. Prepare appropriate forms regarding client matters before the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Labor. Draft correspondence to clients with support of attorneys/case managers. Assist client with assembling documentation, completion of forms, case status, etc.. Review files on a regular basis, consult with attorney and prepare regular status reports to client. Maintain and update files and databases for clients, tracking multiple deadlines for employer clients. Timely and regular attendance and flexibility to work overtime to assist with client needs and meet pending submission deadlines. Perform other duties as assigned. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required. Should preferably have 3-5 years of experience in US and/or Global Business Immigration field, with law firm experience. Paralegal Certificate is preferred.

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