Fragomen’s Business Immigration Consultant position, formerly our Paralegal role, gives you the opportunity to work with a smart, motivated and diverse peer group. Our exclusive focus on immigration means you will work in an exciting, ever-changing and challenging environment with people who are passionate about immigration. Working in a collegial, team-oriented environment, Fragomen Business Immigration Consultants 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. Providing world class client service and industry leading technology solutions, Fragomen helps our clients to navigate the complex world of global immigration to better achieve their goals.
As a Business Immigration Consultant, you will:
Perform more substantive and client facing work than is typical for a Paralegal in a law firm setting including varied case related duties requiring specialized knowledge and skills in employment-based immigration matters
Be fluent with case management and other reporting tools and technologies used to manage data and information
Recommend solutions and process improvement to clients
Works with moderate supervision and guidance and be accountable for your individual results and their impact on your team
Work with clients to perform intake of cases, troubleshooting issues and establishing case strategy
Analyze case documents and prepare immigration applications for filing with the appropriate government agency
Draft petitions, applications and specialized support letters detailing eligibility for visa classification and other immigration benefits.
Communicate regularly with clients and foreign nationals regarding procedural and case processing issues
Assist with the review of cases
Review and approve client billing under supervision of partner or attorney
Prioritize and assign cases, monitor workload and production.
Oversee status of cases through utilization of case management and billing systems
Run reports as needed
Work closely in team environment and provide updates while building knowledge of firm and client processes.
Receive continuous training and development on requirements for various types of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications.
Assist in the hiring and training of new team members and identify ways to improve team productivity and office-wide projects
Let’s talk if you have the following:
Bachelor’s degree, associate degree or Paralegal Certification
At least 4 years of business immigration experience (i.e. paralegal)
Possesses strong knowledge of procedural requirements for various types of nonimmigrant and immigrant visas and client processes.
A client service mindset, attention to detail and desire to achieve a high level of productivity
Experience using various computer systems, including Microsoft Excel
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands
The ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and escalate case issues to supervisor
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to contribute to positive work environment, effectively collaborate and promote teamwork
Fragomen is recognized as the world's leading immigration services provider. Immigration is not just a practice area within our firm - it is our only practice. We provide comprehensive immigration services for short- and long-term international assignments, permanent transfers and the local hire of foreign workers.
Our knowledge of international legal, regulatory and policy issues allows us to provide our clients with strategic advice and effective and efficient immigration solutions to assist them in achieving and maintaining a competitive edge in the global marketplace.
No other immigration firm can match our size, scope, talent or resources. With more than 2,400 immigration professionals throughout over 40 strategically located offices across 20 countries, we offer the highest caliber of immigration services available on a global, regional or country basis. Each Fragomen office is established either as a law firm or an immigration consultancy, in accordance with applicable local law and regulation. Our expansive global network is cohesively unified and connected through use of our proprietary, immigration-specific technology.
We place particular emphasis on partnering w...ith our clients to deliver highly personalized service. We invest time and resources throughout the course of our relationships to truly understand our clients' business drivers and refine our service model to meet their evolving needs. We continuously evaluate and enhance our processes and technology to implement innovative solutions that improve efficiencies, add value and control the bottom line for our clients.
Fragomen is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity for all employees and applicants, regardless of race, ethnicity, heritage, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status.