Interested candidates should apply on-line as follows: www.honda.com/careers/ Ref. Job #HNA0000VK
In-House Immigration Attorney
Responsibilities & Daily Tasks: Advise Honda North America and its affiliate companies on the full range of U.S. immigration matters, as well as occasional matters involving Canadian and Mexican immigration. Evaluate eligibility of employees for visa status, analyze and develop strategy and supporting evidence for immigration eligibility in complex cases, prepare and file employment-based nonimmigrant (primarily E-2, L-1, H-1B and TN cases) and immigrant petitions. Work with a team of paralegals to effectively manage relationships with internal business teams and customers. Explain sophisticated immigration concepts and present strategic solutions. Train Honda companies on I-9 and E verify processing and conduct audits for I-9 compliance. Lead company-wide projects involving immigration compliance. Stay abreast of all changes related to immigration regulations and procedures and ensure that Honda companies understand and implement such changes. Supervise in preparing packages for cases and effectively manage complex projects under tight deadlines. Continuously improve internal immigration procedures and processes.
Experience: Minimum of five years of experience handling non-immigrant (H-1B, L-1, TN, E-2) and immigrant (employment based Permanent Residency) cases as a business immigration attorney practicing with a law firm, corporate legal department or government agency.
Ability to advise on a broad range of business immigration matters.
Ability to apply legal knowledge to business setting.
Ability to gain consensus in a team environment.
Ability to manage complex projects.
Excellent teaching, presentation, research and communication skills.
Strong customer oriented approach.
Desired Skills: Familiarity with INS Zoom.
Degree: Juris Doctorate required; Must be willing to obtain licensure in Ohio.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: See company website for more information
Internal Number: HNA0000VK
About Honda North America, Inc.
We are a company built on dreams. And these dreams inspire us to create innovative products that enhance human mobility and benefit society. We see "The Power of Dreams" as a way of thinking that guides us and inspires us to move forward. The strength of our company comes from this philosophy—based on the visionary principles of our founder, Soichiro Honda.
Our success in the global marketplace is the result of our continued investment in America's future. We thank our customers for the support and trust they've shown us. We look forward to challenging ourselves to create new products and services that bring value to our customers and society during the next 50 years.
We opened our first U.S. plant in 1979 and have evolved into a company that directly employs nearly 25,000 Americans. More than 100,000 workers are employed at authorized Honda automobile, motorcycle and power-equipment dealerships in the United States. Tens of thousands of additional Americans are employed by more than nearly 600 U.S. suppliers from which Honda purchases parts and materials. Honda is proud to provide jobs that help better the American economy and will continue to work hard to do so.