Immigration Paralegal

Chiesa Shahinian & GIantomasi PC - New York, NY


Business Immigration Paralegal with 3+ years of industry experience.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identify ways to improve team productivity and office-wide projects
  • Assist in the hiring and training of new team members.
  • Learn procedural and processing requirements for various types of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications.
  • Work closely in team environment and provide updates while building knowledge of Firm and client processes.
  • Oversee status of cases through utilization of case management and billing systems. Run reports as needed.
  • Prioritize and assign cases, monitor workload and production.
  • Review and approve client billing under supervision of partner or attorney.
  • Communicate regularly with clients and foreign nationals regarding procedural and case processing issues, assisting with the review of cases.
  • Drafting petitions, applications and specialized support letters detailing eligibility for visa classification and other immigration benefits.
  • Analyze case documents and prepare immigration applications for filing with the appropriate government agency.
  • Perform intake of cases, troubleshooting and establishing case strategy.


  • BA or BS degree
  • 3+ years of experience as a business immigration paralegal
  • Possesses strong knowledge of procedural requirements for various types of nonimmigrant and immigrant visas and client processes.
  • Experience drafting RFEs and PERM Audit responses, and drafting and filing large volumes of immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, including H-1B and PERM
  • Demonstrated ability to handle high volume case load while maintaining high level of productivity.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to Multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
  • Meets assigned deadlines and communicates case progress/status/issues to supervisor.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and initiative regarding assignments for self and team.
  • Ability to contribute to positive work environment.

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified minorities, veterans and/or women are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Full-time