Here are sample job advertisements for these types of roles:
In general, these roles fall into three categories:
- Working for an international company that needs to deal with immigration issues for staff who are relocating around the world
- Working for a nonprofit that is dealing with immigration issues
- Working as an immigration attorney for a law firm
IRC Summary: The IRC in New York helps refugees, immigrants, and other community members achieve thriving, self-sufficient lives through a continuum of programs and services including refugee resettlement, immigration, adult education, economic empowerment and youth programs.
Job Overview: The Immigration Supervisor will provide oversight to the IRC in New York Immigration team, providing both high-quality immigration legal services to refugees, immigrants, and other community members while also overseeing the unit and supervising the Immigration Caseworker and interns.
Responsibilities: Include, but are not limited to:
- Provide daily supervision of the immigration staff member
- Supervise all legal, administrative and programmatic activities of the Immigration team.
- Serve as the point person for all legal review of immigration cases; provide technical assistance to Immigration Caseworker
- Responsible for completion of immigration forms including: I-485 Adjustment, I-130 Immigrant Visa Petitions, N-400 Naturalization, I-864 Affidavit of Supports, I-601A Provisional Waiver, and others.
- Direct the coordination of group processing events and integration of technology into practice
- Supervise and manage utilization of volunteers and interns
- Work closely with the national Technical Unit team and other field offices as part of the IRC immigration network
- Pursue BIA-accreditation, attending all necessary training if necessary (internally offered)
- Responsible for the design and implementation of departmental strategic planning, business planning, trainings and workshops, advocacy and outreach strategies and other support activities.
- Manage advocacy and outreach activities via public speaking and presentation opportunities to clients, business, law schools, other organizations and partners
- Represent IRC at immigration-related meetings and events in the community
- Stay apprised of immigration law and best practices; ensure immigration staff receive frequent, appropriate training to stay up to date on immigration law and practice
- Collaborate with IRC in New York senior management team members, and provide guidance on immigration related issues to all IRC staff in order to guide resource development and programmatic guidance;
- Ensure timely and accurate compliance to all reporting requirements.
- Other duties as required.
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Executive Director
Position Directly Supervises: Immigration Caseworker
- BA required, MA and/or LLM a plus
- Previous BIA accreditation preferred (if applicable)
- Must have expert knowledge of US immigration law, policies, and procedures.
- 4-6 years of experience with immigration petitions and applications, specifically refugee-related (i.e. adjustment of status, naturalization and family petition).
- 1-2 years of supervisory experience preferred.
- 3-4 years of program or project management with a demonstrated ability in a leadership role
- Experience organizing and facilitating immigration workshops and immigration information sessions.
- Experience working with vulnerable populations including refugees and asylees.
- Strong analytical and organizational skills; detail-oriented; multi-tasker
- Demonstrated expertise in legal research, proposal writing and report complications.
- Excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skills; flexible approach to work and team building.
- Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal guidance.
- Fluency in oral and written English, second language skills are a plus.
- Proficient in Microsoft applications and Internet research.
Working Environment: Standard office environment
The Non-Immigrant Visa Program team engages in a variety of process to assist Deloitte and its candidates and Practitioners navigate the Immigration Lifecycle. The Immigration Manager acts as point of contact for inquires pertaining to immigration processes, and serves as the liaison between the immigration Advisory team, law firms, the business, and Talent channels of our US Delivery Centers (USDC). The Immigration Manager will also provide subject matter expertise and provide programmatic support including reporting, forecasting, data analysis, process improvement, quality control, and vendor management.
- Help drive Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Program operational and strategic vision to align with business and USDC needs, using a solution-based approach.
- Interface regularly with USDC Talent (ie Talent Business Advisors, Recruiters and Deployment), developing working relationships with these stakeholders as appropriate.
- Manage execution of assigned project activities, identify and remediate issues and risks, develop project/program status reports and metrics, and manage stakeholder expectations.
- Collaborate and communicate with Deloitte Immigration team members and leadership regarding programmatic changes and USDC updates to allow for transparency and help ensure process excellence.
- Maintain an understanding of the business, markets, and service offerings within USDC and across Deloitte, including the relevant skills and specialization of the Deloitte candidates and Practitioners.
- Partner and collaborate with USDC Talent to provide support, ensure a positive and consistent immigration experience, including the preparation and delivery of written/oral communications, presentations, and reporting.
- Oversee Deloitte H-1B Cap Program, including direct management of H-1B Cap Lead.
- Ensure that Deloitte data is maintained with a high degree of timeliness and accuracy, and conduct periodic audits and reviews.
- Provides cross-functional and collaborative support across other Immigration team work streams as needed based on project needs and individual skillset.
The US Immigration program is part of the Talent team of Deloitte Services LP in partnership with the Office of General Counsel. This team provides strategic immigration services to foreign nationals who work in the U.S., immigration program compliance oversight, and training to the management, Talent Services and the employees of the Deloitte U.S. Firms.
- Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of employment-based immigration law experience in a law firm or professional setting
- Expertise in employment-based immigration processes and procedures
- Awareness and understanding of the business, markets, and offerings across Deloitte
- Strong competency in core professional skills, especially: attention to detail, responsiveness, follow-through, flexibility, initiative, and tact.
- Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks appropriately
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with large teams
- Ability to manage and resolve complex and sensitive situations while managing confidential information appropriately and professionally
- Strong critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving skills
- Strong conflict resolution skills, including the ability to negotiate and influence others.
- Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
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As used in this posting, “Deloitte” means Deloitte Services LP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.
Deloitte will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws. See notices of various ban-the-box laws where available. https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/careers/articles/ban-the-box-notices.html
The Guerrero Law Firm ( www.guerrerolawfirm.com ) is a premier boutique immigration law firm located in lower Manhattan.
We are proud of our renowned law firm work environment! We only hire top talent — who are also congenial and happy people.
We are seeking a personable and competent Associate Attorney with at least 1-year of experience. You will be working in a fast-paced firm while collaborating with a team of paralegals, and attorneys. Keys to success include: Work independently, while meeting all deadlines. Attention to detail and care about our clients.
1. valid license to practice law in the United States;
2. lawful authorization to work in the U.S.;
3. at least ONE year of experience as an immigration attorney; and
4. solid English-language writing skills.
COMPENSATION / BENEFITS:
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Health, dental, eye, 401K, commuter and other benefits may be offered.
Annual bonus may be offered.
PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS.
Submit your cover letter and resume including salary/benefits requirements via email only. If after submitting your cover letter and resume you are selected for an interview, you will need to provide a list of references and legal writing samples.
OUR LAW FIRM:
We successfully and ethically represent corporate and individual clients concerning a variety of immigration law matters, including:
1. family and employment-based permanent residence (including I-130 petitions, National Interest Waivers, EB-1, EB-2, EB-3 and EB-5, etc.),
2. non-immigrant work visas (including H-1B, E, O, TN, L-1A/L-1B visas, etc.),
3. U.S. citizenship / naturalization,
4. K-1 fiance visas,
5. VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) self-petitions,
6. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals applications,
7. I-601A Stateside Provisional Waivers,
8. humanitarian reinstatement requests; and
9. other Waivers of Inadmissibility.
Job Type: Full-time
- Immigration Law: 1 year (Preferred)
- Valid Attorney License in Any State (Required)
- Represent immigrant survivors of gender-based violence, including by preparing and filing applications for U visas, VAWA-based adjustment of status, asylum, SIJS, naturalization, and/or other forms of immigration status;
- Advocate with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and/or advocate and engage in motion practice to the Executive Office for Immigration Review, Board of Immigration Appeals, Administrative Appeals Office, and/or federal courts for the best possible outcome in clients’ cases;
- Represent Sanctuary for Families at community events and on advocacy committees and task forces;
- Advocate on behalf of clients with city and state agencies and institutions on issues of eligibility for housing, education, and public benefits;
- Advocate on behalf of clients in family and criminal court proceedings, as needed;
- Collaborate with district attorney’s offices, other local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, and community based organizations to improve responses to immigrant victims of gender based violence and human trafficking, and educate and provide technical assistance on issues relating to immigrant clients.
- Contribute to Sanctuary’s efforts to educate the public, local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, social service agencies, community based organizations, and elected officials about issues related to immigrant victims of domestic violence; develop written materials and curriculum for such purposes.
- Refer victims of domestic violence and gender based violence to appropriate legal and social services within and outside of Sanctuary for Families;
- Maintain accurate records in electronic database of current and potential clients;
- Perform other project duties or special projects as directed by Director.
- Minimum of two years of experience in immigration law;
- Fluency in English and a relevant community language (e.g. French, Spanish, Mandarin, Urdu, Bengali, Arabic, Russian)
- Experience working with immigrant survivors of gender based violence and/or human trafficking;
- Excellent judgment and attention to detail;
- Strong writing and analytical skills;
- Strong communication skills;
- Excellent interpersonal skills;
- Ability to work independently and under pressure;
- Energetic and passionate about Sanctuary’s mission of ending gender based violence and human trafficking;
- Deep understanding of and ability to work well with people of diverse ethnic, cultural, religious, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds
- Acts as the primary resource for current and former employees on all aspects of immigration and internal mobility, including visa processes and regulatory requirements/changes
- Evaluates and executes all immigration and relocation requests in partnership with internal and external stakeholders (e.g., HR Business Partners, Recruiting, outside counsel)
- Partners with leadership to prepare immigration applications and proactively project manages each employee’s / candidate’s process from end to end
- Creates and communicates relocation packages, answering questions and anticipating and resolving issues that arise
- Tracks relocation package disbursement and ensures tax compliance, in partnership with Payroll and Accounting
- Coordinates external relocation service providers, where appropriate, to ensure exceptional service and seamless relocation of employees
- Partners with internal teams such as Legal, Accounting and HRBPs to ensure global compliance with policies and procedures
- Work with internal teams such as Creative, Legal and Strategy to manage the onboarding, offboarding and compliance of freelancers and consultants
- Assists the People Operations team with related project and day-to-day administration on an as-needed basis
- Possess 4-6 years demonstrated experience specifically managing immigration matters and global mobility or related programs
- Have knowledge of immigration requirements and relocation of employees – specifically an understanding domestic and international relocation, international tax issues, compensation and payroll processes therein
- Exercise sound judgment and discretion
- A team player with positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills
- Detail oriented with excellent organizational, prioritization and multitasking skills
- Analytical problem solver with experience and proven accomplishments in fast-paced environments
- BA/BS degree and/or equivalent practical experience
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- Health insurance with 100% premium covered
- Flexible vacation & paid time off
- Equity plan
- 401(k) plan with employer match
- Free lunch and snacks
- Dog-friendly workplace
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