Where great legal minds influence global business strategy.
Our mission is to protect and strengthen American Express through legal expertise and strategic advice that helps our business partners manage risk, identify opportunities, and deliver on the company’s promise of exceptional products and services. Given the dynamic nature of the global payments industry and the valued partnership between our team and the business, we see it as imperative to attract and develop talented people by:
Providing rich work experiences and opportunities for professional development
Recognizing and rewarding those who drive and deliver results
Respecting and valuing diversity, integrity, and personal accountability
Role & Responsibilities:
Help propel your team and its business partners to success.
Candidates for the position should have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in progressive/broad based US immigration practices, including experience with PERM Labor Certifications in the United States and L-1 Blanket Petitions at US Consulates abroad.
Here’s just some of what you’ll do in this role:
Interact with and advise senior leadership on complex immigration matters and provide top notch immigration strategic analysis.
Prepare US employment-based, NIV and IV visa filings to US Dept. of Labor, USCIS, DOS, and CBP.
Gather and review immigration eligibility documents and strategically analyze individuals’ potential immigration options/benefits, including green card eligibility in the EB-1, EB-2 or EB-3 preference category and H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, E-3, TN qualifications. Responding to NIV RFE’s
Draft PERM ads, prevailing wage determinations, recruitment documents, and PERM applications, while tracking timelines of each step. Responding to PERM Audits.
Communicate clearly and effectively, and independently on immigration benefits, government procedures, and case processing time lines.
Responsible for monitoring and tracking visa expiration dates and filing deadlines for assigned cases.
Are you ready for the challenge?
3+ years of progressive work experience preparing US nonimmigrant filings (including H-1Bs, L-1A/L-1Bs, E-3s, J-1s and TNs), as well as US immigrant filings, including PERM Labor Certifications, EB-2 and EB-3 I-140s, Multi-national Manager and Adjustment of Status Applications
Must be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, and communicate effectively with clients and governmental agencies, serving as a primary point of contact with the ability to function independently and to exercise discretion and judgment in sensitive matters
Prefer 2 years of current hands-on PERM experience within overall work experience
Experience with LawLogix case management system and understanding of I-9 and B-1 visa compliance is a plus
Location: 200 Vesey St, New York, NY 10080
Workplace Flexibility: Potential to work remotely part of the time based on current projects and team needs.
Travel: Little to none
Visa Sponsorship: Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for this position.
Delivering extraordinary experiences to its customers and employees every day.
The success of American Express since its inception has been defined by its ability to innovate, evolve, disrupt, and take risks. What has remained constant throughout this history of transformation is our dedication to our customers, to our employees, and to the values on which American Express was built: integrity, quality, respect, and community.
Our open, creative, and collaborative culture is a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. So if you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.
American Express has been delighting customers for over 160 years, and we've never been afraid to try something new. Along the way we've invented some things the world had never before seen. We are now embarking on a brand new approach to building great software and are looking for energetic trailblazers with a creative mindset.
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Looking for challenging work with a purpose? We are looking for team members who are not afraid to embrace challenges. People who share an admiration for the values on which this company was built: trust, service, integrity, quality, good citizenship, and respect.
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Visit our global careers site to learn more about specific career opportunities: http://careers.americanexpress.com