Fragomen's Chicago office is seeking an Associate with 3+ years of experience to provide support to one of its legal teams. Our legal teams seek capable self-starters with excellent written and oral communication skills who can be flexible to the demands that our clients and the constantly changing landscape of business immigration present.
A Fragomen career gives you the opportunity to work with a smart, motivated and diverse peer group. Our exclusive focus on immigration means you will practice in an exciting, ever-changing and challenging environment with people who are passionate about immigration. Working in a collegial, team-oriented environment, Fragomen associates learn from the industry's leading experts. Our firm commitment to quality and best practices is supported by technological innovation that benefits our clients and staff.
RESPONSIBILITIES Assess eligibility of corporate foreign national employees across a variety of clients and industries for the full range of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa options in the United States. Work closely with client global mobility, human resources, and legal personnel to supply sophisticated legal advice related to the preparation of petitions and applications for submission to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS),the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of State (DOS) for nonimmigrant and immigrant status for foreign national employees. Support clients in immigration program management and compliance. Handle a wide range of complex immigration matters including preparation, review and submission of all types of immigration cases. Supervise the work of paralegal staff in recordkeeping and document preparation. Other duties as required to support other attorneys and the team.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE Candidates with 3+ years of business immigration experience required U.S. JD required Member of IL State Bar (or ability to waive in) required
Fragomen is the leading firm dedicated exclusively to immigration services worldwide. Our more than 50 offices and over 3,750 employees are strategically located in key commercial centers throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. This expansive reach allows us to provide services in more than 170 countries.