Immigration Attorney Resume

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Career Objective:

Experienced Immigration Attorney professional with extensive experience in handling visa issues, and maintaining legal documents of clients. Adept at explaining immigration procedures for different cases involving deportation, family immigration or business, and performing various duties. Team player with multilingual characteristics and good organizational skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • In-depth information about dealing with family based immigration issues

  • Exceptional knowledge of automated legal applications, and details pertaining to different visa like EB-5, L1, H1 and E-2

  • Capable of working with legal software, and databases to conduct research on various petitions like EILA

  • Adept at handling multiple cases simultaneously, and in making sound decisions in complex legal cases

  • Team player with ability to coordinate with paralegals, and various agencies to handle cases from inception till disposition

  • Proficient in handling Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Access, and other computer applications

  • Fluent in English, Spanish and German with excellent communication skills

Work Experience:


Immigration Attorney

Greenberg Deakin Services, Shreveport, LA

January 2017 – Present

  • Filing employment petitions for clients from international brand, and assisting with legal support to address immigration issues

  • Assisting to legally evaluate eligibility of non-citizens for employment-based immigration benefits

  • Collaborating with multiple companies, and providing effective immigration services to senior executives, managers, HR representatives, etc.

  • Reviewing and revising the necessary supporting documents in permanent resident cases that are required to provide appropriate labor certification

  • Responsibly conducting sessions to present, and explain the revised immigration concepts, and policies to international clients for devising strategic solutions

  • Using legal software to track the status of filed petitions, and ensuring visa development in minimum time

Immigration Attorney

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Shreveport, LA

October 2015 – December 2016

  • Provided counseling to foreign nationals regarding the submission of DS-160 online visa applications to US embassies

  • Served as a subject matter expert for employees involved in projects related to cross-border issues, and complicated visa processes

  • Prepared appropriate legal documents, gathered evidence to challenge action taken against clients from Spain or Germany facing deportation notice

  • Maintained all client files in the company’s database, and worked in compliance with immigration laws

  • Effectively managed long-term client relationships with the help of team including 10+ paralegal professionals

  • Became familiar with facets of citizenship process, and gained a good understanding about the criminal justice system

Associate Immigration Attorney

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Shreveport, LA

May 2013 – September 2015

  • Maintained continuous communication with the clients during the visa process to address their questions or doubts

  • Took responsibility to collect necessary documents, and other information required to prepare immigration application

  • Checked the submitted documents by clients, and ensured the accuracy of the application regarding the deadlines were fulfilled

  • Acquired extensive knowledge about legal practices, regulations, and proceedings by working in fast paced environment

  • Analyzed and developed strategies to provide supporting evidence for immigration eligibility in complex cases

  • Prepared and filed various employment-based non immigrant petitions like E-2, L-1, H1-B and O-1 for submission to the federal agencies

Client Immigration Representative

Consumer Law Group, Shreveport, LA

August 2011 – April 2013

  • Coordinated with the HR management department to handle visa processes for 10+ employees for different companies

  • Provided status updates to the concerned employees about their visa applications using mail, message or call

  • Worked directly with the recruiting agencies to understand requirements of foreign nationals

  • Conducted sessions for the companies to inform them about the changes in immigration policy of the state

  • Collaborated with administrative department of start-ups for immigration requests

  • Consulted with senior attorney professionals on complex cases and worked as per the guidance

Education:


  • Juris Doctor

    Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA

    2011

  • Master’s Degree in Law

    Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA

    2008

Affiliations:


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association – Member since 2014

Reference:

On request.

See Also

Immigration Attorney Cover Letter