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Title : Immigration Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # WBMS825601

Immigration Paralegal / Legal Assistant Duties: Consult with attorney to determine whether the client is eligible for relief for removal. Assist client in obtaining necessary documentation for the application. Prepare forms and supporting documentation for attorney review. File or fee-in application with USCIS, if required. File application with Immigration Court and serve on Immigration and Customs Enforcement Chief Counsel. Help attorney prepares for the hearing. May be required to visit the client at the detention center. May assist attorney at motions or bond hearings. May travel to USCIS district office on behalf of or with a client or to hand file an application or motion. Prepare Form I-589, Application for Asylum and Withholding of Removal, for attorney review. Research client's country conditions. Obtain and organize supporting documentation. File the application and supporting documentation to USCIS or the Immigration Court if client is in removal proceedings. Prepare client for an interview and/or merits hearing. Know when to file Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization. BIA Appeals and maintain a docket of over 150 removal proceeding cases Qualifications: Labor Certification is a plus. Must have 2 years immigration experience, and must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and be able to perform tasks with minimal supervision. Knowledge will be a plus in the areas such as Family-Based I-130, Employment-Based I-140, Adjustment of Status I-485 and Naturalization and Interview process N-400. Should have a high level of efficiency and accuracy in completing their daily objectives and should be computer literate with modern software applications. Fully bilingual in English and Spanish is required. Should have a team mentality with an emphasis on customer service. The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and the ability to multitask to meet deadlines in a timely manner.

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