clients Wolframresearch

In-House Immigration Counsel

Location

🇺🇸 USA Only

Job Type

Full-time

Experience

N/A

Salary

N/A

Skill Set

Role

Management and Finance

Job Details

Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, WolframlAlpha and the Wolfram Language, is seeking an In-House Immigration Counsel. The In-House Immigration Counsel is responsible for providing legal advice and services for the company and employees for a wide variety of immigration matters and, occasionally, other legal matters.

Responsibilities

  • Advising the company and individual employees on temporary non-immigrant visas and permanent-resident immigrant visa processing
  • Counseling about, preparing and filing all immigration-related paperwork for employees of the company
  • Directing the development of and implementing immigration solutions and programs
  • Ensuring full compliance with all applicable immigration statutes and regulations by researching new legislation and changes in immigration law
  • Providing proactive immigration advice related to corporate changes, employment changes, etc.
  • Reviewing and proofreading complex evidence and case documents
  • Coordinating and advising employees, recruiting teams and HR on a regular basis with regard to immigration
  • Drafting, reviewing, tracking and monitoring immigrant and non-immigrant petitions and RFEs and prioritizing casework and projects as needed
  • Advocating before various immigration agencies of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Labor and the Department of State, as well as in federal court, as applicable
  • Providing additional ad hoc research for and/or assisting the General Counsel and employees regarding other legal matters as needed

Requirements

  • JD and current valid license to practice law in Illinois
  • 2+ years of employment-based immigration experience
  • Passion for immigration law and a desire to work with employers on employment-based non-immigrant and immigrant petitions
  • Must be analytical with a strong understanding of immigration concepts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; English grammar must be excellent
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail orientation with the ability to effectively multitask
  • Ability to work on daily tasks independently, proactively and with minimal supervision
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Adobe and other business software applications

Location: Champaign, Illinois, or remote

Wolfram is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at its company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.