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Title : Immigration Paralegal

Location : Texas - Austin
Refer to Job # DAVK815963


Immigration Paralegal The candidate will assist with immigration cases as assigned by an attorney. Work with attorneys in the preparation, filing, and monitoring of various immigration and nationality law applications and petitions. Understand the procedures and documentation required for cases to be filed successfully. Work with clients to gather the necessary information and documentation in a timely manner. Prepare forms according to information received from clients. Prepare letters and other documents on behalf of the employer/client. Monitor the status of all filed applications and petitions. Monitor attorney calendar, including their appointments, as well as client-related information. Monitor attorney assignment reports and keep information up-to-date. Maintain both paper& electronic client information. Engage in frequent contact with company client(s). Work with clients to obtain documents and information necessary to prepare applications. Draft support statements and organize documents for filing. File and monitor applications and petitions with appropriate government agencies. Initiate contact with government officials to obtain the necessary information to alert supervising attorney of potential delays or possible problems in the processing of an application. The candidate should preferably be a High school graduate or equivalent. Must have 3 years of legal assistant experience. Immigration experience is preferred. Strong writing and communication skills are needed. Fluency in Spanish is a plus. Should be detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and have strong analytic and organizational skills. Intermediate to advanced proficiency using MS Outlook, Word, Excel is required. The ability to prioritize cases, manage caseloads, and do other tasks is a prerequisite. Should have critical thinking skills and the ability to do legal research.
 
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