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Job Details

Seeking U.S. Business Immigration Attorney

Company name
Stafford Immigration Group.

Experience
2-4 yrs required

Location
Buffalo, NY, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Sep 19,2019

Profile

We are a boutique law firm that specializes exclusively in U.S. immigration law. We are seeking a licensed U.S. immigration attorney with at least 2 to 4 years of business immigration experience to work out of our downtown Toronto office (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).

(2 to 4 years of experience)

       A. Duties and Responsibilities

The selected candidate will have the following duties and responsibilities:

Conduct consultations and retain prospective clients 

  • Train law clerks
  • Delegate work to law clerks
  • Manage law clerks
  • Review applications prepared by law clerks 
  • Manage client accounts
  • Manage various aspects of the firm’s operations
  • Draft and prepare applications and petitions (family-based petitions and applications, work visa petitions and applications, US waiver applications, etc.)
  • Conduct legal research (research and review case law, review authoritative sources such as the FAM, the CFR, the INA, etc.)
  • Communicate with clients via email and phone
  • File petitions/applications with the USCIS, the US Consulate and the Admissibility Review Office
  • Prepare applications for Canadian clients to file at the border or airport (TNs and L-1s)
  • Prep clients for their visa interviews, border/airport filings, etc.
  • Other duties as required

 

       B. Types of Cases You will be Working On

You will work on the following types of cases:

  • E-2 and E-1 cases (both consulate and USCIS filing)
  • TN cases (both port-of-entry filing and USCIS filing)
  • L-1 cases (both port-of-entry filing and USCIS filing)
  • H-1B cases
  • O-1 cases 
  • US waivers for Canadians (I-192 and I-212)
  • US waivers for non-Canadians 
  • Family-based immigration (I-130, Adjustment of status, NVC processing, and immigrant visa processing)
  • Employment-based immigration (EB-1 and EB-5)
  • Renunciation of US citizenship cases
  • Claim to US citizenship cases
  • Legal research 
  • Numerous other US immigration matters

 

       C. Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • At least 2 to 4 years of experience as a U.S. immigration attorney 
  • Significant experience with consular based E-1 and E-2 visas (these type of cases make up a significant portion of our practice so expertise in this area would be ideal)
  • Significant experience with EB-5 cases (these type of cases make up a significant portion of our practice so expertise in this area would be ideal)
  • Experience with NIV filings (L-1s, H-1Bs, TNs, etc.)
  • Able to handle cases on your own with little to no supervision 

 

       D. Intangibles 

We are seeking a lawyer with the following intangibles:

  • Positive and optimistic attitude
  • Friendly and works well with others 
  • Great communication skills
  • Exceptional legal writing and research skills
  • Hard working and reliable 
  • Skilled and comfortable with retaining new clients through phone and in-person consultations

 

       E. Probationary Period

The selected candidate will be subject to a 3-month probationary period. 
 

       F. Salary 

The starting salary for this role is $70,000 to $80,000 CDN/year.

Company info

Stafford Immigration Group.
Website : https://www.staffordimmigration.com

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