Associate

Fragomen - New York, NY3.3

Full-timeEstimated: $83,000 - $100,000 a year
Skills
Our legal teams seek intelligent 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. The New York office is seeking an Associate with 3-5 years of experience to provide support to one of its legal teams.

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 paralegals 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 for nonimmigrant and immigrant visa status in the United States.
Work with client global mobility personnel and the office of general counsel to prepare petitions and applications for submission to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) for nonimmigrant and immigrant status for foreign national employees.
Support clients in immigration program management and compliance.
Supervise the work of paralegal staff in recordkeeping and document preparation.
Other duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Candidates with 3-5 years of business immigration experience required
PERM experience required
U.S. JD required
Member of State Bar (NY preferred)
ABOUT US

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.