Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Berry, Appleman & Leiden LLP, Immigration Advisor, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 9108

Fri, October 10, 2014

OVERVIEW: The Immigration Advisor will report directly to the Supervising Attorney/Immigration Manager and will work as an integral member of the team assisting with case preparation and case management.

• Counsel and respond to queries from human resources, managers and employees on all global immigration-related matters. This would include visa processing, documentation, visa options, risks, timelines, etc. 
• Prepare applications, letters, forms, etc. to obtain initial work permits, residence permits, and related documents and extensions of same
• Responsible for accurately maintaining our database to ensure all data is recorded and all appropriate actions are taken in a timely manner to pro-actively drive the case forward and keep the client and the BAL account manager updated in real time
• Maintain relationships with BAL’s global immigration service providers and ensure that employees are receiving quality service at all times 
• Update internal team on new immigration policies and procedures 
• Administrative duties associated with global immigration case management, including but not limited to: processing payments and/or reimbursements, processing invoices, requesting document verification letters, generating reports, and maintaining required legal documentation, etc.
• Complete other related duties as assigned and support the firm


Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent customer service skills 
• Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, problem-solving and verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in all dealings
• Must be able to multi-task and able to function effectively in a fast-paced environment 
• Must effectively participate in and facilitate in a oneBAL team environment
• Must have time management and prioritization skills 
• Must demonstrate strong organization skills 
• Must have keen attention to detail 
• Must think and act independently with professionalism, discretion and confidentiality

• 0 – 2 years immigration related experience
• Exposure to international immigration preferred

Minimum Education Level:

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent




BTT Gateway Job ID 9108 

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