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Immigration Attorneys not only help people become citizens of other countries but they also can prevent a person from being deported to another country. Responsibilities exhibited on an example resume for an Immigration Attorney include preparing immigration forms and documents in compliance with Federal immigration and naturalization laws, and representing clients at immigration interviews and hearings. Resumes for Immigration Attorneys will highlight a J.D., or Juris Doctor, degree, which the applicant earns upon passing the state bar exam.

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Immigration Attorney

Practice focused on employment, business and family based-petitions - including consular processing, naturalization, and representation before USCIS Adjudicating Officers, with a high level of success.

  • Conducted legal research, document review and drafted pleadings, briefs, motions, and appeals for deportation and asylum cases for Immigration Court and Board of Immigration Appeals.
  • Represented clients before the Immigration Courts.
  • Managed heavy case load and maintain close client contact.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
BA
Bachelor of Arts
LLM
Master of Laws
2

Legal Assistant for Immigration Attorney

Prepared and filed immigrant and non-immigrant visa applications, naturalization and I-485 permanent resident applications for clients including H-1B, O1, I-129, I-539 and more

  • Drafted appropriate documentation, letters and all supplementary forms for the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security and State
  • Regularly interacted with clients to allocate resources and supporting documents for individual cases, address concerns and maintain positive client relations
  • Executed administrative duties such as maintaining client database, arranging meetings, managing office resources and staff members
  • Worked with legal software and databases to conduct research and file petitions, such as EILA
  • Acquired extensive knowledge of legal practices, regulations and proceedings through experience in a professional, fast-paced, detail-oriented environment
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Psychology & Political Science
3

Associate Immigration Attorney

Assisted supervising law partner in obtaining documents necessary for individual cases

  • Coordinated with paralegals and other agencies involved in processing each case from inception to final disposition
  • Maintained communication with clients throughout the process to provide advice and address questions and concerns
  • Successfully obtained permanent and temporary visas for assigned clients
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Cuny
4

Assistant U.s. Immigration Attorney

Worked with clients to obtain documents and information necessary to prepare immigration applications

  • Filed and monitored applications and petitions with government agencies
  • Drafted support statements and organized documents for filling
  • Managed exchange student program with non-profit organization in the United States
  • Participated in exhibitions to market the company
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Financial Management And Information Technology
5

Business Immigration Attorney

Extensive experience managing complex business immigration matters, with specific
expertise handling H-1B visas, PERM petitions, and I-140 petitions for small, mid- size, and large corporations with over 500 employees.

  • Responsible for preparing J-1 waiver applications for foreign medical graduates under the Conrad 30 program.
  • Responsible for advising corporate clients on compliance with Department of Labor and U.S.C.I.S. regulations.
  • Responsible for assisting business executives with developing comprehensive hiring
  • Managing support staff, appropriately delegating responsibilities among paralegals and reviewing petitions for accuracy.
  • Regularly managing a large caseload while maintaining accuracy and meeting multiple
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Intl Relations / Political
JD
Juris Doctor
6

Legal Assistant for Immigration Attorney

Processed incoming invoices and payment requests to ensure timely and accurate payment

  • Scheduled conference calls and set up meetings for Immigration attorney
  • Screened client phone calls to determine if attorney involvement was necessary
  • Prepared final immigration packets and delivered to USCIS to meet deadline
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
7

Legal Assistant for Immigration Attorney

Assisted in conducting client interviews.

  • Researched and analyzed immigration law issues.
  • Ensured accuracy of immigration documentation and that submission deadlines were met.
  • Communicated with clients regarding case status and documentation needed.
  • Prepared forms for client files.
  • Managed invoicing each month.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
MA
English
JD
Pro Bono
8

An Immigration Attorney

Legal Secretary
Recruited to assist office operations

  • Managed core office operation duties including but not limited to client service, calendar meeting maintenance, data
  • Developed strong time management and multi-tasking skills in high-volume environment
  • Ensured clients payments were made to authorized persons by verifying names, details and signatures properly
  • Recorded transactions in print as well as on the computer database, to create statements and receipt
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Legal Studies
9

Paralegal for Immigration Attorney

  • Accomplished liaison (in person and on the telephone) between the attorney, foreign worker, and Federal Agency.
  • Maintain and organize over one hundred clients in the process at any one time.
  • Responsible for managing and working with clients from many different countries and cultures.
  • Provided both written and verbal translation services to the firm as needed.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
10

Immigration Attorney

Prepare affidavits or other documents, such as legal correspondence, organize and maintain
documents in paper or electronic filing system

  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, and documents
  • Prepare for trial by performing tasks such as organizing exhibits
  • Draft applications and petitions for filing and coordinate the filing of those applications and petitions; draft letters and affidavits to support applications and petitions; obtain and organize
  • Coordinate translations and equivalency evaluations of foreign documents and degrees; research
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Travel
HS
International Foundation Programme
BA
International Criminal Justice

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