Immigration Paralegal Resume Samples

Immigration Paralegals are accountable for assisting attorneys by undertaking various general paralegal duties and specialized services. Other duties mentioned on Immigration Paralegal Resume include – assisting the company by preparing and filing non-immigrant visa papers, preparing and filing labour condition applications for non-immigrant workers, translating documents written in foreign language, legal research on law case, evaluating the foreign degree equivalency, coordinating paperwork relating to immigration or citizenship and preparing papers for deportation.

Successful resumes make a display of skills and qualifications such as – knowledge of other cultures, familiarity with foreign languages, a thorough knowledge of immigration law, ability to communicate with clients in their native language and a solid knowledge of preparing and filing petitions. Earning an Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal studies make the resume marketable while a chief search is made for this job role.

 

Immigration Paralegal Resume example

Immigration Paralegal I Resume

Summary : Highly organized Immigration Paralegal  with over 11 years of professional immigration experience. Extensive experience in preparing and managing complex employment-based immigrant and non immigrant cases. Strong knowledge of employment-based sponsorship, including the Labor Certification process and Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker processing.

Skills : Immigration Law, Global Mobility, Case Management.

Description :

    1. Prepares and files H-1B specialty occupation employment-based nonimmigrant petitions in house.
    2. Drafts and files in house AC-21 portability requests, responses to Requests for Evidence associated with pending I-485 (Application for Adjustment of Status) petitions.
    3. Assigns non immigrant visa petitions, including H-1B, E-3, O-1, and TN petitions, to outside counsel; works with the Staffing group and hiring Business Unit to collect necessary documentation; reviews and signs petitions on behalf of the company.
    4. Acts as Single Point of Contact and Subject Matter Expert for company-wide immigration needs for Business Units, Human Resources, Staffing, and Legal departments; provides advice and training within the scope of the position.
    5. Works with outside counsel on permanent residency sponsorship cases, including Labor Certification, recruitment, applicant review, and I-140 Immigrant Petitions for Alien Workers.
    6. Participates in immigration planning for new hires and candidates, including review of immigration history, and outlining of best visa options to meet business and budgetary needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Senior Immigration Paralegal Resume

Summary : To work in an esteemed organization and want to be a part of learning and would like to give the best of the efforts in the field of legal, regulatory and cross border issues with the special urge to the Contracts, and immigration, cyber, international, Commercial regulatory, and intellectual laws to the company and continue growing along with the organization.

Skills : MS Word, MS Excel, MS Publisher, MS Access, Minitab, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Moviemaker

Description :

    1. Perform intake of cases, troubleshooting and establishing case strategy.
    2. Apply knowledge of procedural and processing requirements for various types of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications to prepare, applications and specialized support letters detailing eligibility for visa classification and other immigration benefits.
    3. Review Requests for Evidence (RFEs) received from USCIS, formulate strategy, and prepare a response.
    4. Prepare and file Motion to Reconsider to USCIS/ DOL.
    5. Initiate, gather documentation, and coordinate the preparation of global visa applications for various jurisdictions.
    6. Communicate regularly with clients and foreign nationals regarding procedural and case processing issues, assisting with the review of cases.
    7. Prioritize cases, monitor workload, and production.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Juris Doctor


Junior Immigration Paralegal Resume

Objective : Junior Immigration Paralegal with experience in managing businesses and actively seeks a substantial and responsible role that will challenge abilities and promote excellent communication and office managerial skills as an Administrator/Paralegal-Legal Assistant

Skills : Legal research, Client counseling, Compliance management, Reviewing contracts, Corporate law

Description :

    1. Responsible for advising IBM of immigration laws, regulations, and trends; ensuring employees are legally authorized to conduct business in the United States.
    2. Provide immigration support to global mobility, HR, and delivery teams.
    3. Ensure best practices are established; obtaining external guidance to ensure compliance; and collaborate with the business to ensure correct deployment of employees is undertaken.
    4. Provide case management to address country-specific immigration compliance issues, and escalations, engaging with necessary resources for support including internal and outside legal counsel.
    5. Prepare and process non-immigrant visa petitions with regard to various client policies, USCIS, and DOL regulations.
    6. Enter receipt/approval information into the immigration database INSZoom and notify related parties of their status.
    7. Address follow up questions from Managers or Foreign Nationals regarding processing times, procedures, and international travel.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate

Immigration Paralegal - Lead Resume

Summary : Highly organized Immigration Paralegal with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines. Strong work ethics combined with a commitment to excellence in all projects undertaken. Exemplary communication and presentation skills. Experience in immigrant visas, non-immigrant visas, citizenship and litigation pertaining to immigration matters as well as corporate HR policies.

Skills : Bilingual English/Spanish, Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access database management

Description :

    1. Prepared non immigrant and immigrant visa petitions for corporate clients and individuals. 
    2. Prepared family-based and employment-based applications for Adjustment of Status and consular processing.
    3. Prepared Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, Re-entry Permit applications, and Naturalization applications.
    4. Assisted clients in obtaining Employment Authorization, Advance Parole documents, and various other immigration filings.
    5. Researched foreign countries' visa requirements and assisting in obtaining visas and work permits for corporate clients and individuals seeking employment outside the United States.
    6. Identified discrepancies, conflicts or potential issues that may impact the client for discussion with the attorney.
    7. Worked with clients to gather the necessary information and documentation in a timely manner.
    8. Managed assigned cases effectively, prioritizing assignments to ensure all matters are processed in a timely manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Business Administration

Assistant Immigration Paralegal Resume

Objective : Professional Assistant Immigration Paralegal with extensive experience working with diverse individuals throughout the world looking to transition into a rewarding career in a field with an international view or outlook. Four years of experience supporting. immigration attorneys in family-based green cards, naturalization, green card renewal, etc.

Skills : Immigration Law, Excel, French, Microsoft Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Prepared a high volume of non-immigrant and immigrant petitions, applications and other immigration-related work on behalf of foreign workers for a variety of Technology and Engineering clients.
    2. Advised client's HR, management and recruitment representatives as well as foreign nationals in immigration matters, including H-1B, L-1, TN, J-1, Green Card, F-1/OPT.
    3. Reviewed cases for any problems or inconsistencies, problem-solved to find solutions to potential issues.
    4. Alerted and consulted with the manager where necessary.
    5. Liaised with clients' HR representatives, management and/or recruiter as well as with the foreign employee throughout the case process, keeping them abreast of case plans and progress of immigration-related petitions or applications.
    6. Managed and coordinated an extremely high-volume consular visa application program.
    7. Managed and coordinated high-volume B visa programs for two very large clients from start to completion.
    8. Managed and coordinated the J-visa program for corporate clients from start to completion.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters of Science

Freelance Immigration Paralegal Resume

Summary : Freelance Immigration Paralegal experienced in Organizing Open house for various Business units to implement updates to visa and immigration process. Successfully liaison with attorneys and immigration counterparts of various countries. Exhibits exemplary time management, accountability, accuracy, and responsiveness through responsibilities

Skills : Proficient computer and word processing skills in recent and current versions of Microsoft Office Programs, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and Windows. And Lotus Notes.

Description :

    1. Perform paralegal duties for partners and associate attorneys of the law firm that exclusively practiced US immigration law.
    2. Prepare and file required forms for both immigrant and nonimmigrant cases with appropriate government agencies, including USCIS, DOL, and US consular offices worldwide.
    3. Oversee junior Paralegals/Legal Assistants and support staff, including assigning projects, product review and provide instruction.
    4. Review regulations and compile necessary supporting documents for petitions and applications, including all types of nonimmigrant visas (including but not limited to H-1Bs and L-1s), and immigrant petitions (including employment-based and family based-applications, as well as applications for DV Lottery and asylum).
    5. Draft letters to USCIS, DOL and US consular offices enclosing complete petitions and applications.
    6. Prepare responses to USCIS's requests for further evidence.
    7. Act as liaison between lawyers and clients; act as a liaison between clients and government agencies.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate

Immigration Paralegal - Full Time Resume

Headline : Highly organized Immigration Paralegal with experience in office administration, immigration law. Reputation for maintaining and processing client records, files, and legal documents in a highly organized, efficient, and precise manner. Thorough and detail-oriented with a demonstrated commitment to excellence.

Skills : Bilingual Japanese/English, Immigration-related legal work, Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, Legal Research, LawLogix.

Description :

    1. Performed initial client intake to obtain relevant case information.
    2. Prepared immigration forms regarding client matters with the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of State, the Department of Justice and the Department of Labor.
    3. Drafted correspondence addressed to clients, courts, attorneys and other entities.
    4. Communicated with clients to assemble documentation, complete questionnaires and forms, and review case status, etc.
    5. Filed applications with Immigration Court and served applications on the Department of Homeland Security Chief Counsel.
    6. Kept clients informed by maintaining contact with them and; communicating case progress.
    7. Managed cases by creating and organizing files; monitor calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software, and confirming case status with attorney.
    8. Trained new staff on office procedures and relevant tasks.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Immigration Paralegal - Contract Resume

Headline : Certified Immigration Paralegal experienced in Immigration and Family Law with a commitment to excellence, ethical processing, and client confidentiality. Extensive experience work permits (H1B and L1B), RFE, Cap Exempt, H1B Amendments, H1B transfers, Visa stamping, Briefing sessions

Skills : Outlook, Excel, Email, Editing, Computer Skills, Westlaw, Legal Research, SharePoint.

Description :

    1. Developed a working relationship with courts, clients, and attorneys.
    2. Assisted attorneys with reviewing and organizing witness reports for hearings in Immigration Court as well as Family Court.
    3. Contacted clients to schedule appointments and discuss the progress of cases.
    4. Prepared and filed petitions with the National Visa Center and USCIS on behalf of attorneys, such as citizenship, family-based petitions, U-Visas, Special Immigrant Juvenile cases, etc.
    5. Produced legal documents such as motions to change the venue, bond motions to Immigration Court, as well as guardianship, custody and child support petitions to the Family Court.
    6. Translated documents for clients as well as interpreted in both English and Spanish.
    7. Managed client files with the highest level of confidentiality and discretion. of petitions approved clients received their work authorization, permanent resident, or citizenship status.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Immigration Paralegal - Remote Resume

Headline : Experienced Immigration Paralegal seeking opportunity to utilize extensive experience in preparing various types of immigration petitions, providing large scale immigration project support and client interactions in a congenial environment. Good verbal and written communication skills, effective presentation of information to senior management, employees and public groups

Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and WordPerfect. Fluent in Haitian Creole. 

Description :

    1. Prepare, review and file both non immigrant and immigrant visa petitions with USCIS.
    2. Provide instructions and advice to foreign nationals and employers on immigration practices and procedures.
    3. Routinely make inquires to the USCIS national helpline and the 4 major services centers.
    4. Develop an organizational ticker system to keep track of the latest developments of every client.
    5. Coordinate responses and inquiries with employers, clients, the DOL and the DHS.
    6. Preparation of business and family immigration cases. Researching immigration laws. 
    7. Preparation of petitions and applications along with the supporting documents. Preparation of motions and responses to audits. E-filing forms with the U.S.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Immigration Paralegal/Immigration Coordinator Resume

Summary : Immigration Paralegal/Immigration Coordinator with strong project management skills, particularly the ability to manage multiple workstreams involving several team members. Attention to detail and the ability to deliver accurately within stipulated deadlines. Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, demanding, changing the environment

Skills : Legal Research, Communication, Leadership, Strong work ethic.

Description :

    1. Perform a wide range of duties for a firm that specializes in immigration law, representing businesses and individuals at all stages of the process.
    2. Participate in initial client interviews to obtain relevant case information.
    3. Review and organize client documentation; analyze and summarize the data; research, analyze and identify legal resources and draft motions for attorney's review.
    4. Prepare immigration forms, draft petitions, letters, and affidavits.
    5. Coordinate filing of petitions and applications.
    6. Prepare clients for immigrant visa interviews and immigration court hearings.
    7. Exceed expectations by providing a high level of service to clients, responding to questions regarding status updates, next steps, and travel information.
    8. Serve as an interpreter in meetings for Spanish speaking clients and translate documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate

Immigration Paralegal Resume

Objective : Hard-working, dependable, team-oriented Immigration Paralegal used to fast pace office. Ten years of management experience in busy environments supervising diverse groups of people. Knowledgeable in writing and proofreading, diligently brings projects to successful completion.

Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Office Suite. Other Programs Include Past Perfect, FileMaker Pro, Blueprint, INSZoom And Immigrant Pro.

Description :

    1. Assisted and multinational corporations to secure employment-based visas and/or permanent residence for employees.
    2. Prepared client communication, performed government status inquiries, document digitization, handled sensitive and confidential documents and the created document templates.
    3. Responsible for the entry of data into the firm's software database system.
    4. Researched, wrote and prepared client and government documents.
    5. Drafted and prepared employment-based non immigrant and immigrant petitions/applications for filing with government agencies.
    6. Drafted and prepared Public Access Files, LC As and Prevailing Wage Determinations.
    7. Assisted clients with the authentication process for documents to be used abroad.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Arts