Business Immigration Paralegal
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Hybrid Remote, Mexico City DF CP, Mexico
6d ago

Position at Mexico

Greenberg Traurig, a global law firm, currently has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for Immigration Paralegals in our Mexico City office location.

We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.

Position Summary :

The Business Immigration Paralegal position will provide organizational and practice specific support to attorneys in our highly specialized Immigration Department.

Will assist the team in a wide range of business immigration matters including preparing various immigration forms and applications.

Candidate should also be flexible to work overtime as needed.

Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Prepares petitions / applications for various immigrant visas (PERM, I-140, CP, AOS, Naturalization, etc.) and non-immigrant visas (H-1B, L, E-1 / 2, TN, O-1, J)
  • Processes I-485; submits applications for employment authorization document; travel document, replacement I-94 and I-90
  • Changes and files extensions of statuses, including B2; processes fiancĂ© / finance petitions
  • Submits and files I-751 (Removal of Conditions)
  • Maintains oversight of individual caseloads as well as that of paralegal caseloads to ensure timely completion of work
  • Prepares responses to request for evidence
  • Researches law, procedures and keeps track of immigration law updates
  • Manages various administrative duties; maintains case management database, directs client contact phone calls, emails, and postal correspondence
  • Creates and maintains reports as needed
  • Contacts USCIS and U.S. consulate / embassies, schedules visa appointment interviews
  • Assists in client intakes, prepares client mailings and submissions to various immigration offices
  • Liaises with government agencies (DOL, USCIS, NVC) to troubleshoot issues as necessary
  • Assists with other department activities as needed, and performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Skills & Competencies :

  • Ability to communicate professionally and interact effectively with all levels of personnel, including management staff and support staff
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), professional demeanor and presentation
  • Ability to be a proactive self-starter who understands the details within a much larger context
  • High attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills and the ability to manage time effectively
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to work on multiple matters simultaneously in an organized manner and under minimal supervision
  • Flexibility and able to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands
  • Position also requires the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • Qualifications & Prior Experience :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience and Paralegal certification required
  • Minimum of 2-3 years International Immigration experience within a law firm with demonstrated knowledge of complex issues within the Immigration practice area
  • Experience in preparing immigrant and non-immigrant visas
  • Computer proficiency in Windows-based software and Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Familiar with immigration case management systems (Bluedot or INSZoom)
  • Exceptional computer skills with the ability to learn new software applications quickly
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