Law Clerk – US Immigration

Do you have previous experience in the immigration field? Have you been responsible for review and supporting applications for work visas, or other immigration related applications? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills with a globally recognized organization? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you! We are currently looking for a Law Clerk to support our client’s US Immigration team at their downtown Vancouver office (working onsite). In this role you will work full time hours on a 3 months assignment and earn a competitive rate within the industry.

Advantages
• Gain experience working for a globally recognized firm
• Work full time hours on an 3 month assignment
• Earn a competitive rate within the industry
• Vancouver, BC office (working onsite)

Responsibilities
• Prepare petitions/applications for various immigration cases including: Temporary work visas, Consular processing, Family-based petitions
• Prepare applications for employment authorization, travel documents, applications to replace lost documentation, and applications for change and/or extension of status;
• Prepare responses to Immigration governing bodies, research law, procedure and keep track of immigration law updates;
• Maintain case management database, direct client contact-phone calls, emails, and postal correspondence; contact immigration bodies and foreign embassies, schedule visa appointment interviews, assist in client intake, prepare client mailings and submissions to various immigration offices
• Arrange and schedule consult with lawyer (review calendar, send invitation with meeting details)
• Prepare physical file with documents for attorney
• Update team spreadsheets/charts for active files
• Request documentation from applicant and review documentation with supervisor
• Draft/prepare billing requests for files and paid consultations
• Verify accuracy/sign off on billing request
• Submit receipts for disbursements (govt process fees, external vendors /payables, etc) to accounting
• Submit billing requests to accounting
• Other duties as requested by manager

Qualifications
• 3+ years of experience in a similar role
• 3+ years of experience in US Immigration
• Knowledge of US/Canadian Corporate Immigration practices and procedures
• In-house training from a law firm or other legal establishment is required
• College degree or Bachelor’s degree an asset
• Paralegal or Law Clerk diploma/Certification
• Proficient with Microsoft Excel, and Word.
• Proficient with Google Suite
• Up-to-date knowledge of Canadian/US Immigration practices and procedures
• PC Law (an asset)
• Database management experience as asset

Summary
Do you have previous experience in the immigration field? Have you been responsible for review and supporting applications for work visas, or other immigration related applications? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills with a globally recognized organization? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you! We are currently looking for a Law Clerk to support our client’s US Immigration team at their downtown Vancouver office (working onsite). In this role you will work full time hours on a 3 months assignment and earn a competitive rate within the industry.

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