Immigration Paralegal

November 15, 2021
Dallas, Texas
Job Type


Trustpoint One is pleased to partner with a leading international law firm in its search for an Immigration Paralegal with business immigration experience for a temporary position in Dallas, Texas.  The position will report to the Regional Paralegal Manager and be responsible for supporting the attorneys in the Immigration Group.

Immigration Paralegal Job Duties

-             Work directly with attorneys and Regional Paralegal Manager to manage caseload from intake through processing and filing.

-             Prepare and file nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications for permanent residency and secondary benefits for foreign nationals.

-             Organize and prepare petition packets for review and filing.

-             Communicate with employees and human resources professionals to gather needed information and documents required for the preparation of petitions and applications.

-             Ensure that clients are kept apprised of the progress of their cases.

-             Enter and maintain data in immigration case management system.

-             Maintain hard copy files and documents as required to support all immigration activity on behalf of clients.

-             Assist in responding to immigration inquiries in a timely manner.

-             Enter time into Carpe Diem and adhere to submission deadlines.

-             Apply basic understanding of legal and ethical principles that guide paralegal conduct, including, but not limited to:  the unauthorized practice of law; confidentiality and attorney-client privilege; conflicts of interest.


 -             A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

-             2 to 5 years of immigration experience including both immigrant and non-immigrant visa  petitions is required.

-             Solid written and verbal communication including client service skills.

-             Attention to detail and organizations skills.

-             A self-starter and ability to work within a team is a must.

-             Software skills including MS-Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel), WorkSite, Adobe Reader,        Legal MacPac, LawLogix and other Immigration database tools; CarpeDiem

Interested and qualified Paralegals are encouraged to submit a resume, in Word format, for immediate consideration.

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