Business Immigration Paralegal – Washington, DC

Alchemy Legal - Washington, DC

Business Immigration Paralegal – Washington, DC


Monday-Friday; 9:00am to 5:30pm



One of our leading global law firms with offices Worldwide is seeking highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence. If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness, and adaptability, you may be the person they are seeking to join their growing Paralegal department supporting the Global Mobility & Migration practice in the Washington office as a Paralegal.


The ideal candidate for this new position will possess corporate immigration paralegal experience ranging from junior to experienced.



  • Prepare US employment-based, nonimmigrant and some immigrant visa filings to US Department of Labor, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, US Department of State, and US Customs and Border Protection.
  • Compile immigration eligibility documents and analyze individuals’ potential immigration benefits, including H-1B and L-1 visa processing.
  • Assist with drafting PERM Labor Certification advertisement text, prevailing wage determinations, recruitment documents, and PERM applications, meticulously tracking timelines of each step.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, based on attorney advice, on immigration benefits, government procedures, and case processing time lines.
  • Assist multiple attorneys with meticulously tracking and reporting on visa expiration dates and filing deadlines.
  • Assist with coordinating global immigration matters with our network of local counsel across the globe.



  • Bachelor’s degree required with solid academic credentials


Minimum Years of Experience Required:

  • 1-15+ years of corporate immigration paralegal experience required.
  • Experience with preparing PERM Labor Certification applications is a plus.


Specific Technical Skills:

  • Solid computer skills. Knowledge of and expertise using MS Word, Outlook Calendar and Excel preferred. 40 wpm typing


Performance Traits:

  • Must be extremely detail-oriented, work well under pressure, possess excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, able to adjust to changing priorities, and understand/follow written/oral instructions.
  • Interpersonal skills required.
  • Must be able to work on a team and communicate with ordinary tact with attorneys, paralegals, and staff.
  • Experience to include managing various priorities simultaneously in a high-volume and fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility to work overtime, as needed


They offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO) plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.

To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations.

*Referral fee applies only if and when the candidate referred to us is hired by the firm seeking candidates.

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Thank you,


Ivonne Garcia

Recruiting / Account Management

T: 775-338-6204 • [email protected]


Posted On: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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