Skadden, Arps is in search of an Immigration and Global Mobility Assistant that will assist in the preparation of immigrant and non-immigrant visa petition filings with the USCIS and visa sponsor organizations for all attorneys, including Summer associates, Incoming associates and lateral hires and organizes documents and facts for each stage of filing.
Prepares and coordinates the following: credential evaluation with the evaluation agency, Labor Condition Application with Dept of Labor, and translation of documents.
Inputs visa information into immigration software and maintains visa tracking database.
Monitors visa expiration dates and visa filing deadlines.
Keeps up to date on developments in immigration law. Obtains information regarding latest consular processing procedures via web searches and consulate contacts.
Prepares and maintains public access files.
Assists with Form I-9 form compliance.
Provides administrative support for expatriate, international assignment and other global mobility matters.
Compiles biographical information required for international business visitor visas and work permits.
Provides administrative support including filing, copying, and other clerical duties.
Prepares expense reports
Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
Demonstrates close attention to detail
Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
Ability to organize and prioritize work
Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
With 23 offices, approximately 1,700 attorneys and more than 50 distinct areas of practice, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and affiliates serves clients in every major international financial center, providing the specific legal advice companies across a spectrum of industries need to compete most effectively in a global business environment. Our clients include approximately 50 percent ...of the Fortune 250 industrial and service corporations, as well as financial and governmental entities, small, entrepreneurial companies and nonprofits. Skadden’s attorneys and staff share a commitment to providing our clients with the highest-quality and most cost-effective legal services in an atmosphere emphasizing teamwork, creativity, responsiveness and diversity.
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Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or stalking.
Skadden’s affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans is available for review by any employee or applicant for employment upon request, which may be made by calling Vaughn Burke at (212) 735-3147.