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Paralegal - Immigration

Plano, Texas
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Job Description

Date: Nov 27, 2018

Job Listing Detail

 

We are now looking for an Immigration Paralegal to work on legal immigration documentation and assist the Immigration Legal Counsel in Group Function Legal Affairs in the administration of US and Canadian immigration legal matters, including without limitation, preparation of case files, documentation, legal research, and file maintenance.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

 

  • Ensure maintenance and, when necessary, amendment of Ericsson's U.S./Canada immigration processes in nonimmigrant, immigrant, and naturalization matters.
  • Under the supervision of the Immigration Legal Counsel, research, prepare, and review USCIS, Department of Labor, and State Department documentation required in order to obtain new and existing work authorizations, travel documents,  U.S. permanent residence and naturalization for Ericsson's foreign nationals working in the U.S.
  • Conduct interviews with foreign national employees, managers and others in order to gather and evaluate information in connection with U.S./Canada immigration cases sent to outside law firm

 

 

Key Qualifications:

 

 

  • Education: Bachelor's degree, although previous experience could be substituted
  • Min years of experience: 4 years of experience in U.S. immigration with emphasis on employment based U.S. immigration work
  • U.S. immigration laws and regulations knowledge
  • Project management skills
  • Team working skills
  • Administration and organizing skills
  • Must be very detailed oriented
  • Adept at following internal process and procedures
  • Learning and researching

 

 

Additional Requirements:

 

 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Legal terminology
  • Temporary USCIS work authorization knowledge
  • U.S. permanent residence/citizenship knowledge

 

 

 

 

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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Primary country and city: United States (US) ||  || Plano || SharedServ

Req ID: 264913