Business Immigration Paralegal

Job Location(s) US-MO-St. Louis
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/19/2022 3:58 PM)
Job ID
2022-15639
# of Openings
1
Category
Corporate - Human Resources

Overview

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We currently have a career opportunity for a Business Immigration Paralegal  (U.S. Business Immigration) to join our team located in St. Louis, MO. 

 

The Business Immigration Paralegal will be a member of Perficient’s Global Mobility Team, which oversees the company’s U.S. and global immigration matters, and will assist executives, managers, HR partners, foreign subsidiaries, and foreign national employees with U.S. and global business immigration, compliance, employment authorization, and travel, with a focus on H-1Bs and PERMs.

 

Perficient is always looking for the best and brightest talent and we need you! We’re a quickly-growing, global digital consulting leader, and we’re transforming the world’s largest enterprises and biggest brands. You’ll work with the latest technologies, expand your skills, and become a part of our global community of talented, diverse, and knowledgeable colleagues.

 

Responsibilities

  • Timely and accurately draft, review, and/or revise H-1B, TN, and L-1 petitions and PERM applications. Supervise junior staff in preparing petitions/applications.
  • Assist with strategies and internal policies with a focus on compliance and efficiency.
  • Coordinate and work with foreign outside counsel on global mobility matters.
  • Serve as a partner to the business units by understanding business needs and finding solutions.
  • Maintain strong and positive relationships with teammates, internal clients, and vendors.

Qualifications

  • Live in, or relocate to, the St. Louis, MO area for a hybrid schedule (two days per week in the office)
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 2+ years’ experience with H-1B, TN, and PERM cases.
  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical, writing, and communication skills.
  • Sound and practical business judgment, ability to think strategically, and desire to establish a “trusted advisor” relationship with internal clients.
  • Ability to work efficiently, meet deadlines, prioritize workflow, and adapt to changes to processes, team structure, and workload.
  • Ability to collaborate and partner effectively with others as a member of a legal team.

 

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 

 

WHO WE ARE

Perficient is a leading global digital consultancy. We imagine, create, engineer, and run digital transformation solutions that help our clients exceed customers’ expectations, outpace competition, and grow their business. With unparalleled strategy, creative, and technology capabilities, our colleagues bring big thinking and innovative ideas, along with a practical approach to help our clients – the world’s largest enterprises and biggest brands succeed.

 

WHAT WE BELIEVE

At Perficient, we promise to challenge, champion, and celebrate our people. You will experience a unique and collaborative culture that values every voice. Join our team, and you’ll become part of something truly special.

 

We believe in developing a workforce that is as diverse and inclusive as the clients we work with. We’re committed to actively listening, learning, and acting to further advance our organization, our communities, and our future leaders… and we’re not done yet.

 

Perficient, Inc. proudly provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Perficient, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Perficient, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or covered veterans. Improper interference with the ability of Perficient, Inc. employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

 

Disability Accommodations:

 

Perficient is committed to providing a barrier-free employment process with reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us.

 

Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 

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