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Date Posted: Jun 3, 2019

Reference Code: 44633-en_US

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

External Posting Description

Garson LLP (allied with Deloitte LLP) is currently seeking US Immigration Attorneys at all skill levels to join our rapidly growing team! The successful candidates will be responsible for managing multiple, challenging US business immigration accounts. The position offers excellent opportunities for career advancement to the right candidates.

As an Attorney, you will be responsible for the following: 

  • Demonstrating a solid understanding of US immigration law and applying this knowledge to client situations.
  • Counseling and responding to queries from human resources, general counsel, managers and employees on all US immigration-related matters. This would include nonimmigrant and immigrant status processing, documentation, visa options, admissibility issues, risks, timelines, etc.
  • Supporting clients in immigration program management and compliance.
  • Coordinating and supervising the work of Case Managers, Immigration Administrators and other client-service team members.
  • Preparing and reviewing applications and petitions for US employment authorization to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) for nonimmigrant and immigrant status.
  • Advocating legal and factual arguments in written response to RFEs, RFIs, Audits, MTRs, RFRs and Appeals.
  • Facilitating the legal movement of employees across borders for business travel.
  • Staying up-to-date with any changes to US immigration law and procedure; advising other staff members along with clients on these changes.

External Posting Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor, along with admission to any US State bar.
  • Seeking candidates of all experience levels.  Prior business immigration experience in a high-volume business immigration work environment preferred.
  • Prior experience with H-1B, L-1, PERM and AOS preferred.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced client-focused environment.
  • Experience working in a team environment.  Prior supervisory experience preferred.
  • Excellent attention to detail, as well as organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Garson LLP Immigration Law is a highly reputable, experienced, and client-focused law firm practicing exclusively in the area of immigration law.  With 25 years of experience, Garson LLP Immigration Law's alliance with Deloitte LLP in Canada enables the Firm to service clients worldwide.  Garson LLP Immigration Law understands the particular nature of immigration law and acts on behalf of a wide range of clients from multinational corporations, skilled or professional individuals, temporary workers, students and individuals in sports and the arts.
 
Garson LLP Immigration Law is seeking qualified individuals to join our team of experienced professionals providing strategic immigration advice and guidance.  Garson LLP Immigration Law offers a unique talent experience that empowers our people with opportunities to do meaningful work and to grow, learn, and lead at every point of their career.
 
Garson LLP Immigration Law is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, and are committed to providing career opportunities in a way that respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, due to a disability, please reach out to your Recruiter, or send an email to accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca.
 
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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