Immigration Attorney

May 27, 2021

Mackenzie Hughes LLP, one of the leaders in the Upstate New York legal community since 1884, has an opening for an immigration law attorney to join our dedicated team to work on a broad range of cases involving business and family law immigration.  Throughout our history we have stayed true to our founders’ goal of being more than just good lawyers; we’re individuals who are stand-up citizens active in civic involvement with values as strong as our knowledge of the law.

The ideal candidate will have experience with preparing, analyzing, and submitting nonimmigrant visas (H, L, E, TN, and O) and permanent residence processing experience (PERM, I-140, AOS filing) to the various immigration service centers/district offices and US Consulates worldwide.

Responsibilities:

Assess eligibility of certain immigrants to apply/qualify for status in the United States.

Meet assigned deadlines and communicate case progress/status/issues to partner(s).

Proficiency with various technology platforms, including Microsoft Office and ability to quickly achieve proficiency in customized software for immigration case processing and tracking.

Research various issues and collaborate with attorneys about strategies.

Attend court appearances.

Qualifications:

J.D. degree and admission to the NYS Bar.

At least, 3years of business and family law immigration experience.

Experience with EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program is a plus.

Excellent written, analytical, oral, organizational and time management skills.

Strong work ethic and the ability to be an independent worker and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Must be able to function effectively in a team oriented environment.

Demonstrated high level organizational skills for prioritizing workload.

Demonstrated ability to absorb, process and understand new information rapidly.

Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to humanresources@mackenziehughes.com or mail to:

Mackenzie Hughes LLP
Attn: Human Resources
Mackenzie Hughes Tower
440 South Warren Street
Suite 400
Syracuse, NY 13202