Immigration Paralegal Job at CONTACT GOVERNMENT SERVICES, Santa Ana, CA

  • Santa Ana, CA

Job Description

Immigration Paralegal

Employment Type: Full Time, Mid-Level

Department: Legal

CGS is seeking an Immigration Paralegal to join our team supporting the legal mission of a large federal agency. This position will allow candidates to demonstrate expertise in performing legal review amongst other litigation support tasks.

CGS brings motivated, highly skilled, and creative people together to solve the government's most dynamic problems with cutting-edge technology. To carry out our mission, we are seeking candidates who are excited to contribute to government innovation, appreciate collaboration, and can anticipate the needs of others. Here at CGS, we offer an environment in which our employees feel supported, and we encourage professional growth through various learning opportunities.

Skills and attributes for success:

* Excellent customer service skills and ability to work on multiple matters simultaneously in an organized manner and under minimal supervision

* Excellent writing skills

* Ability to communicate professionally and interact effectively with all levels of personnel, including management staff and support staff

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), professional demeanor and presentation

* Ability to be a proactive self-starter who understands the details within a much larger context

* High attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills, and the ability to manage time effectively

* Flexible and able to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands

* Position also requires the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines


* Bachelor's Degree or Paralegal certification or equivalent experience required

* Minimum of 3-5 years of business immigration experience within a law firm with demonstrated knowledge of complex issues within the Immigration practice area

* Experience in preparing immigrant and non-immigrant visa petitions

* Computer proficiency in Windows-based software and Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook

* Familiar with immigration case management systems (INSZoom)

* Exceptional computer skills with the ability to learn new software applications quickly

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Prepares petitions/applications for various immigration-related matters (PERM, I-140, CP, AOS, Naturalization, H-1B, L, E-1/2, TN, O-1, J)

* Prepares responses to sometimes complex requests for evidence

* Maintains oversight of individual caseload to ensure timely completion of work

* Researches law, and procedures and keeps track of immigration law updates

* Manages various administrative duties; maintains case management database, directs client contact-- phone calls, emails, and postal correspondence

* Creates and maintains reports as needed

* Contacts USCIS and U.S. consulate/embassies, schedules visa appointment interviews

* Assists in client intakes, prepares client mailings and submissions to various immigration offices

* Liaises with government agencies (DOL, USCIS, NVC) to troubleshoot issues as necessary

* Assists with other department activities as needed, and performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned

Our Commitment:

Contact Government Services (CGS) strives to simplify and enhance government bureaucracy through the optimization of human, technical, and financial resources. We combine cutting-edge technology with world-class personnel to deliver customized solutions that fit our client's specific needs. We are committed to solving the most challenging and dynamic problems.

For the past seven years, we've been growing our government contracting portfolio, and along the way, we've created valuable partnerships by demonstrating a commitment to honesty, professionalism, and quality work.

Here at CGS we value honesty through hard work and self-awareness, professionalism in all we do, and to deliver the best quality to our consumers mending those relations for years to come.

We care about our employees. Therefore, we offer a comprehensive benefits package.

* Health, Dental, and Vision

* Life Insurance

* 401k

* Flexible Spending Account (Health, Dependent Care, and Commuter)

* Paid Time Off and Observance of State/Federal Holidays

Contact Government Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Join our team and become part of government innovation!

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$65,000 - $90,000 a year

Job Tags

Holiday work, Permanent employment, Full time, H1b, Flexible hours, Shift work,

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