Immigration Paralegal
Jarbath Pena Law Group
Miami, FL US
Posted ago
Jarbath Pena Law Group

Our busy legal firm is looking for an efficient, organized Bilingual Immigration Paralegal to help our attorneys assist our clients and ensure we’re operating efficiently. You’ll assist with the preparation of legal documents, and handle all office correspondence including answering phone calls and emails and arranging meetings. If you have experience in a law firm environment, work well under pressure, and are looking for a rewarding opportunity in the legal industry, we want to connect with you.

Responsibilities

  • The position involves preparing immigration paperwork (mostly affirmative USCIS filings) in collaboration with clients.
  • Assist attorney in filing immigration petitions, including immigration forms and letters.
  • Follow-up with clients and assist clients in filling out forms, collecting and organizing documents.
  • Monitor timelines and deadlines.
  • Prepare petitions under attorney supervision.
  • Maintain and organize filings and documents in proper order.
  • Update filings with case status and information.
  • Strong organizational skills, especially regarding prioritizing work activities.
  • Communicate with clients, and complete other general administrative tasks assigned from time to time.
  • Knowledge and ability to process immigration cases from start to finish.
  • At least 2 years of relevant business immigration experience.
  • Fluency in Spanish is required.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks; must be responsive, reliable and a self-starter with minimal supervision.
  • Able to create, edit, proofread and finalize all written communication, including spreadsheets, financials, emails, memos, documents, etc.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy, and able to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Technical savvy, proficiency with MS Office in a Windows environment.

Qualifications
  • Associate’s degree, or some college is preferred; high school diploma or equivalent is necessary
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in a law firm or office environment as an administrative assistant or secretary
  • Applicants must be able to type 50 words per minute or faster
  • Proficient with MS Office products

  • 1-2 years immigration paralegal experience working with business-based immigration at a minimum.
  • Be familiar with basic concepts of immigration and nationality law, such as the requirements for non-immigration and immigrant visas, admissibility, and deportation.
  • The candidate should have a working knowledge of the following forms and processes: E, L, I-130, I-140, I-485, N-400, I-765, I-131, and consular processing of immigrant/nonimmigrant visas.

Compensation
$20 - $25 hourly
About Jarbath Pena Law Group

We are a fast-growing and energetic boutique law firm in downtown Miami. We are looking for an individual to enhance our team. We are a tri-lingual law group that helps families create their new beginnings. Our main practice areas are family law and immigration law.

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