The Immigration paralegal will support the employment and benefits practice group in either the Charleston, SC or Raleigh, NC office location. This is a nonexempt administrative position that reports to the Director of Practice Support Services. There are no direct reports to this position.The essential functions of this position include preparation and filing of a wide variety of non-immigrant, and immigrant employment petitions, family petitions, visa applications, PERM labor certification applications, applications for adjustment of status, and applications for U.S. citizenship.
Ideal candidates should have 3+ years of business immigration experience preparing and handling a variety of employment based non-immigrant petitions and immigrant petitions, PERM labor certifications, visa applications and applications for adjustment of status. The candidate should possess strong writing skills, experience with an immigration based forms and document management system, have excellent case management and organizational skills and be able to work independently. Experience with the Law Logix immigration system and foreign language skills are a plus.
Parker Poe is among the most well-respected regional law firms in the United States. For more than a century, attorneys in the firm have represented many of the region’s largest local governments and companies in corporate, finance, regulatory, real estate and litigation matters. Parker Poe now has more than 200 attorneys serving clients from seven offices in Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and Spartanburg, South Carolina; and Atlanta, Georgia.