Full Job Description
A career as a Business Immigration Senior Associate at Fragomen 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 Associates 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.
As a Senior Associate at Fragomen, you will:
Conduct in depth research to support client requests and projects
Draft and prepare letters and legal documents, typically based on established precedents
Develop expert level understanding of your client base and industries that you support
Partner with colleagues to resolve client issues, share information and support client projects
Communicate regularly with clients and foreign nationals regarding procedural, case processing issues and case strategy
Develop an understanding of the firm’s practice areas and services provided
Assess eligibility of corporate foreign national employees for non-immigrant 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 non-immigrant and immigrant status for foreign national employees.
Support clients in immigration program management and compliance.
Supervise the work of paralegal staff in record keeping and document preparation.
Let’s talk if you have the following:
U.S. JD required
Member of State Bar
8+ years of business immigration experience
Prior team management experience strongly preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated attention to detail
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands
Ability to contribute to positive work environment