AILA New England Classifieds

Any AILA member or non-member may post a classified ad for a job opening, position wanted, office space for rent by a Chapter member or moving notice/new contact info on the AILA New England chapter website and via a one-time e-mail to the AILA New England listserve, which will be delivered to all the members of the AILA New England Chapter with email addresses registered with AILA National. The cost is $100.00 for the one-time e-mail and one-month online posting and $200.00 for the one-time e-mail and three-months posting online.

In order to post your ad you must prepay the appropriate amount by check, payable to AILA N.E. Chapter. Mail your check to the Chapter’s Treasurer as follows:

Ellen Sullivan

Attn: AILA NE Treasurer

Cambridge Immigration Law, P.C.

111 Rice Street

Cambridge, MA 02140

2-3 days after mailing your payment, send an e-mail to the Treasurer at TreasurerAILANE@gmail.com with the content for the ad – exactly as you want it to appear in the e-mail and/or posted on the website. You must be specific and concise in your e-mail as to where you want responses sent and what you want the ad to say. AILA NE Chapter will not edit or review the ad so please proofread your material. The ad will be posted upon receipt of your payment.

McHaffey & Nice, LLC seeks Associate 
(Posted 08/09/2022; Delete 09/09/2022)
McHaffey & Nice, LLC, an immigration firm with 4 attorneys and 5 paralegals, near South Station in Boston, is seeking a full-time associate with an immediate start date.  The position can be partly remote, at least for the foreseeable future, due to the pandemic.The firm primarily works with individuals applying for asylum and other forms of humanitarian relief, but also represents clients in other immigration matters before Immigration Services and Immigration Court.  The position will be paid commensurate with experience.  The Firm subsidizes commuting expenses and offers health insurance and a retirement savings program.    We offer a collegial work environment and have a diverse clientele.  Qualified candidates will have strong interest in immigration law and be a member of any bar in good standing.  Recent graduates who have taken but not received results of the bar will be considered.Applicants must be organized, have attention to detail, have strong communication skills, and be interested in working with clients seeking immigration status.
Fluency in a second language, particularly Spanish, Arabic, or Haitian Creole, is valued but not required. Duties will include:Work with clients to prepare immigration applications and affidavits.Work with clients to collect, review, and submit supporting documentation to USCIS and Immigration Court.Prepare clients prior to USCIS interviews and Immigration Court hearings.Communicate promptly and clearly with clients.
Please send a resume and cover letter to Robin Nice at Robin@McHaffeyLaw.com.

 

 

Immigration Paralegal

(Posted 08/09/2022; Delete 09/09/2022)

 

Immigration Paralegal (full time) – Boston immigration firm with predominantly professional, academic and employment-based practice seeks highly motivated individual for a position involving extensive client contact and case management responsibilities.  Will prepare all types of employment-based immigration cases, including but not limited to H-1B, E3, and TN.   You must have the ability to write about technical matters clearly, concisely, and quickly, take the initiative when necessary to identify issues and propose solutions, and shift seamlessly from task to task as priorities change throughout the day. Excellent communication, writing and detail-oriented skills. Prior immigration or legal experience preferred but not required.  Preference will be given to applicants who have prior office experience in a busy environment dealing with similar matters.  Benefits include full health insurance, T-pass, and dental insurance after probationary period.  Normal work hours of 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F.  Preference will be given to applicants willing to make a two-year commitment.  Respond to  richard@costariccio.com  with resume and cover letter summarizing relevant background or experience using the subject line “Immigration Paralegal.”

 

 

Immigration Paralegal

(Posted 07/29/2022; Delete 08/29/2022)

Immigration law firm in Newton, MA seeks a full-time  (35-40 hours) experienced immigration paralegal to work onsite two to three days a week and remotely for the rest of the week.  The position involves working independently while at the worksite.

The paralegal will prepare all types of employment and family-based immigration cases, including adjustment of status cases, PERM labor certifications, immigrant visa petitions (including NIWs, outstanding researcher, etc.) and H-1Bs. The paralegal will use an online immigration portal (INSZoom) and government websites to prepare LCAs, prevailing wage requests and PERMs.

The candidate must have at least two years of experience as a paralegal specializing in business immigration, excellent writing skills, strong organizational skills, be very detail-oriented and be able to work well under pressure and with deadlines.

The candidate must have authorization to work permanently in the US.

Wages are on an hourly basis.

Please e-mail your resume to Attorney Monique Kornfeld at mkornfeld@mhkimmigration.com.

 

 

PIERCE ATWOOD LLP – Immigration Attorney – Portland, ME

(Posted 07/21/2022; Delete 10/21/2022)

Pierce Atwood LLP seeks an associate attorney for our business immigration team based in Portland, Maine. We work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, team environment to develop and deliver client-centered business immigration solutions. We value curiosity, creativity, diversity, good listening skills, professionalism, intellectual horsepower, legal and business acumen, and enthusiasm for working in a supportive, team environment. We require a stellar academic record; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and strong organization, analytical, planning and leadership skills.  The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in a career focused in business immigration law.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to Heather Higgins and hhiggins@pierceatwood.com.

 

 

JACKSON LEWIS – ASSOCIATE IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY

(Posted 06/21/2022; Delete 9/22/2022)

Jackson Lewis PC, a top rated labor and employment law firm with more than 950 attorneys throughout the US and Puerto Rico seeks an Associate Immigration Attorney in its Boston office. Our dynamic Immigration Practice Group works in tandem with the firm’s labor and employment attorneys, providing comprehensive services to address clients’ needs quickly and effectively in both the compliance and immigration benefits areas.

The Associate will collaborate with other firm Immigration attorneys and paralegals in day-to-day work on cases; Prepare and file petitions and applications for submission to US government agencies and consular posts for non-immigrant (including L, H, TN, O, E petitions) and immigrant visas/status, and PERM filings with DOL; Stay abreast of current Immigration legislation and contribute to the Immigration Practice Group’s online blog; Assist to advise clients on I-9 and E-Verify compliance and corporate immigration policies and strategies.

Skills and Educational Requirements:

  • JD from an accredited law school in the United States
  • Member in good standing of the Massachusetts Bar preferred, but members of other state Bars will be given consideration
  • Solid experience in a broad range of nonimmigrant visa categories
  • At least three years of demonstrated professional experience working with multiple high-volume business immigration clients
  • Excellent communication, writing and detail-oriented skills.
  • Demonstrated track record of providing exceptional service to clients while working in a fast-paced, high volume environment
  • PERM experience preferred

We offer a competitive starting salary and a comprehensive benefits package, along with opportunity for growth. We are an equal opportunity (M/F/V/D) employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Meredith.Stewart@jacksonlewis.com

No phone calls please.

 

LEGAL AID SENIOR SUPERVISING ATTORNEY

IMMIGRATION LAW

 

(Posted 5/13/2022; Delete 8/14/2022)

 

Central West Justice Center (CWJC), a subsidiary of Community Legal Aid, seeks an experienced immigration attorney for a Senior Supervising Attorney (SSA) position. CWJC’s immigration team currently includes one supervisor, two intake paralegals, one case manager, and 10 attorneys working in multiple offices throughout Central and Western Massachusetts. CWJC seeks to add another supervisor to help oversee the work of its talented and dedicated immigration team.

The SSA will work out of CWJC’s Springfield office, will handle a caseload commensurate with their other duties, and will supervise the legal work of immigration advocates focused on asylum, SIJ petitions, U and T visas, and VAWA relief. This supervision will include co-counseling cases; editing pleadings and briefs; preparing attorneys for and observing them in agency proceedings and court; and engaging in regular case reviews. The SSA will also assist with coordinating the training of staff and be responsible for relationship-building with local partners. In addition, the attorney will work with CWJC’s Director in conducting annual performance reviews of staff and will assist in writing grant applications and reports.

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to Mass. Bar or entitlement to practice under a Mass. practice rule required. Must have at least five years of experience as an immigration attorney, with significant experience in humanitarian relief. Experience with low-income populations, ability to work collaboratively, and strong supervision and communication skills required. Salary DOE.  Liberal fringe benefits package. Candidate must be in compliance with CLA/CWJC’s non-bargaining unit vaccination policy prior to the start of employment.

Please submit cover letter and resume to: avaughan@cla-ma.org, or mail to Alicia Vaughan, Human Resources Director, Community Legal Aid, 405 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01608. CWJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to ensure that our staff members reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. CWJC encourages applicants from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences.

 

Any AILA member or non-member may post a classified ad for a job opening, position wanted, office space for rent by a Chapter member or moving notice/new contact info on the AILA New England chapter website and via a one-time e-mail to the AILA New England listserve, which will be delivered to all the members of the AILA New England Chapter with email addresses registered with AILA National. The cost is $100.00 for the one-time e-mail and one-month online posting and $200.00 for the one-time e-mail and three-months posting online.

In order to post your ad you must prepay the appropriate amount by check, payable to AILA N.E. Chapter. Mail your check to the Chapter’s Treasurer as follows:

Ellen Sullivan

Attn: AILA NE Treasurer

Cambridge Immigration Law, P.C.

111 Rice Street

Cambridge, MA 02140

2-3 days after mailing your payment, send an e-mail to the Treasurer at TreasurerAILANE@gmail.com with the content for the ad – exactly as you want it to appear in the e-mail and/or posted on the website. You must be specific and concise in your e-mail as to where you want responses sent and what you want the ad to say. AILA NE Chapter will not edit or review the ad so please proofread your material. The ad will be posted upon receipt of your payment.