Immigration Attorney Resume Samples

An Immigration Attorney is responsible for handling the legal matters relating to immigration matters. Typical work activities associated with the role are listed on the Immigration Attorney Resume as – interpreting and providing advice on migration, citizenship, and business immigration issues, and political asylum, representing clients in the immigration proceedings in the immigration courts, providing counsel on immigration laws to corporate and business units, handling immigration cases and issues, handling employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visa matters, determining and preparing appropriate immigrant visa petitions, and approving documents and fillings for accuracy.

To become an Immigration Attorney, the person must earn a bachelor’s degree from a college or university. A law degree is normally preferred. Other crucial skills include the following – the ability to deal with issues such as employment-based immigrant visa, and deportation; knowledge of immigration paperwork, and verbal reasoning proficiency. While hiring for this role, the LSAT score is also a determining factor.

 

Immigration Attorney Resume example

Immigration Attorney Resume

Headline : Reviewing legal screenings conducted by shelter services departments. Reviewing and assigning follow-up services, including additional interviewing, referrals to other legal services providers and child advocates, or in-house representation.

Skills : Immigration Law, Consular Processing, Consular Services,.

Description :

    1. Worked on preparing applications for non-immigrant visas like H1b, L1, J1, B1, and B2.
    2. Prepared Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney (Form G-28), Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker (Form I-129), Labor Condition Application (ETA 9035), and Request for Premium Processing Service (Form I-907).
    3. Helped clients prepare and finalize documents for non-immigrant visas like H1b, L1, J1, B1, and B2.
    4. Assisted senior attorney to prepare petitions for immigrant visas like EB2, EB3.
    5. Assisted senior attorney to prepare, conduct, and coordinate PERM (ETA Form 9089, Form I-140) recruitment efforts with managers and high-level company partners.
    6. Worked on family based immigrant visas, asylum applications, and withholding of removals.
    7. Finalized various forms like Petition for Alien Relative (Form I-130), Application for Employment Authorization (Form I-765), Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence (Form I-751), and Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (Form I-485).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Professional Certificate In Marketing


Immigration Attorney Resume

Objective : Representing clients in a variety of immigration proceedings from removal defense to VISA applications, work permits, adjustment of status, consular processing, and bond hearings.

Skills : Legal, Advocacy, Immigration Law, Immigration Law, Personal Injury, Public Interest.

Description :

    1. United Kingdom I ran my own caseload of Immigration Law, Asylum Law, and Human Rights Law.
    2. Managed volunteers and peers preparing for Immigration Adviser exams and qualifications Explained the legal process to each client and answered questions to help ease concerns.
    3. Advised clients of their rights.
    4. Offered extensive case status explanations to each client.
    5. Developed detailed litigation strategies for each case.
    6. Drafted all necessary documents relevant to each case.
    7. Represented clients in the tribunal.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED


Immigration Attorney Resume

Summary : Communicating effectively in writing and verbally, as appropriate for the needs of the audience (clients, governmental agencies, internal and external resources), Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, and approaches to problems.

Skills : Bilingual In French, Legal Research, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Filed appeals in high courts and immigration tribunals Prepared Grounds of Appeal for clients to be submitted in the Immigration Tribunal and represent clients at the Tribunal Advised clients on Judicial Review petitions and possible challenges against the Home Office.
    2. Worked extensively with individuals of all backgrounds and nationalities, submitting asylum claims, human rights claims advise on all aspects of immigration law.
    3. Prepared Application for Asylum and Withholding of Removal (Form I-589), Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition (I-730 form), Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility (I-601 form), Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Form I-821D), Petition for Amerasian, and Widow/widower, or Special Immigrant (Form I-360).
    4. Prepared supporting legal documents like motion to terminate, motion to reopen, motion for provisional dismissal, affidavit of witnesses, affidavit of marriage, affidavit of paternity and etc.
    5. Responded to written and telephone requests for interviews and scheduling.
    6. Analyzed the probable outcomes of situations, using knowledge of legal precedents.
    7. Managed a wide range of immigration matters, including family and employment-based petitions, naturalization applications, U-VISAs, VAWA petitions, asylum relief, and applications for cancellation of removal.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Immigration Attorney Resume

Summary : Owning policy updates for the CS team partner with the CRM team to aid in content clearance, providing feedback on canned responses, and help center entries for any policy updates from the government that impacts our customers.

Skills : Case Management, Legal Research, Case Management Software, Microsoft Office, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Conferred with colleagues with specialties in immigration law regarding issues arising out of business.
    2. Executed daily operations of the business.
    3. Worked for foreign doctors and recruiting foreign medical graduates in underserved areas.
    4. Prepared and drafted legal documents, such as leases, and contracts.
    5. Interpreted laws, rulings, and regulations for business.
    6. Structured and maintained an electronic database of foreign medical graduates seeking employment.
    7. Performed administrative and management functions related to the business.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Immigration Attorney Resume

Summary : Providing support and leadership to the assigned team(s), Providing coverage for attorneys on vacation and leave of absence, and also Assisting with the maintenance of casework quality and consistency on the assigned team(s).

Skills : Legal, Human Resources.

Description :

    1. Created Law Office operations and Training Manuals.
    2. Directed and Managed the Law Offices Toastmasters International Competent Communicator DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Immigration Court Litigation Prepare Immigration Court Pleadings Prepare USCIS Petitions/Applications/Responses to RFEs Provide Consultations and Case Analysis personally and virtually Prepare Clients for Interviews and Hearings Train Immigration Paralegals JA Immigration Consulting, Inc.
    3. Designed Legal Immigration Recruitment Program Recruited and trained legal support staff.
    4. Attended hearings in removal proceedings before Immigration Courts.
    5. Drafted motions to reopen removal proceedings and briefs in support of requests for asylum.
    6. Prepared document submissions in support of relief from removal.
    7. Developed client relationships by maintaining close communication, apprising them of the case status, and explaining the legal consequences of the proceedings.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Immigration Attorney Resume

Summary : Managing and organizing staff activities, Leading negotiation between employees, Identifying and applying all company policies consistently, Coordinating employee events and activities, and also Applying all personnel recruitment, selection, and training strategies, Experienced in customer service and law.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Westlaw, Legal Research.

Description :

    1. Conducted legal screenings, and intake interviews for immigrants seeking asylum, withholding, protection under CAT, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Cancellation of Removal, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, and various visas including U, and student visas.
    2. Researched and writing including motions, briefs, legal memos, and appeal briefs to the Board of Immigration Appeals and Circuit Courts of Appeals.
    3. Directly represented clients in Immigration Courts in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, and some Mid-Western courts including Arlington, VA, Baltimore, MD, New York City, NY, Philadelphia, PA, and Chicago, IL.
    4. Provided legal advice and guidance to potential clients.
    5. Provided legal training to other staff members on various immigration topics.
    6. Volunteered with other local non-profits to help with immigration cases.
    7. Kept up to date on changes in legal and/or procedural changes including statutory changes, proposed regulations, and court decisions that affect immigration law.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Immigration Attorney Resume

Summary : Performing legal research and prepare legal memoranda and/or legal briefs, and also Analyzing facts, patterns, and complex legal issues to provide sound legal advice, Preparing immigration-based filings for complex case management.

Skills : MS Office, Writing Skills.

Description :

    1. Prepared and filed employment-based immigrant visa petitions for individuals and companies, including H-1B, National Interest Waiver, EB-1, EB-2, EB-3, O-1, and L-1 cases.
    2. Represented individuals, families, and companies with various immigration matters.
    3. Consulted with clients regarding their immigration goals and objectives.
    4. Assisted clients in preparation for immigrant and non-immigrant visa interviews at consulates and embassies.
    5. Provided legal representation and counsel to clients before the USCIS and the EOIR.
    6. Skilled at carefully preparing applications and petitions, including naturalization, adjustment of status, family-based immigrant visa petitions and visa processing, U visa, DACA, VAWA, Asylum, I-601, and I-601A waivers.
    7. Experienced in constructing strong RFE responses.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctor In Bar Admission

Immigration Attorney Resume

Headline : Counseling and preparing immigrant and non-immigrant visas for major domestic and multinational corporations and their employees using a web-based client/FN portal, and also Reviewing and proofread complex evidence and case documents.

Skills : Microsoft Adobe Acrobat, Attorney.

Description :

    1. Provided services in removal cases, employment-based immigration, and special immigrant juvenile cases.
    2. Focused on asylum petitions.
    3. Guided clients through the immigration process.
    4. Advised clients on immigration compliance issues.
    5. Planned case strategies.
    6. Researched and wrote arguments for master/individual hearings and the appeals process.
    7. Represented and advocated for clients in immigration court.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Immigration Attorney Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Immigration Attorney with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure to multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Spanish, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Completed U visa applications from the initial certification request stage to the completion of forms, editing of affidavits, and filing of applications with USCIS.
    2. Represented clients in Immigration Court at bond, master, and individual hearings for asylum, cancellation of removal, adjustment of status, and special immigrant juvenile status cases.
    3. Prepared and filed motions to reopen.
    4. Prepared court filings for Immigration Court including asylum applications, cancellation of removal applications, and motions.
    5. Prepared requests for Stays of Removal with ICE.
    6. Investigated clients' cases with Immigration Court and ICE.
    7. Conducted consultations and interviews with clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Immigration Attorney Resume

Objective : Creating, compiling, and preparing all documentation for filing, Drafting, and editing client Letters of Support for the U.S, and also Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) and Department of Labor (DOL) Proactively research new legislation and legal changes in immigration law.

Skills : Attorney, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Prepared applications and supporting documentation for asylum, cancellation of removal, family-based immigration, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), U visa for victims of crime, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
    2. Interviewed clients, drafted declarations, and conducted client follow up.
    3. Maintained case files, updated client information, and financial accounts, and performed other office organizational tasks.
    4. Taught and supervised in-house youth interns.
    5. Analyzed various United States immigration laws and procedures in order to advise clients about current immigration status and proper legal courses of action.
    6. Prepared filings for immigrant and non-immigrant visa petitions, applications for permanent residency, and applications for naturalization.
    7. Composed legal responses and affidavits for family, spousal, finance, and tourist visa denials.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate In Practitioner