The Law Office of Usman B. Ahmad, PC is located in the heart of Long Island City, New York and currently searching to hire an Associate Attorney with experience in Removal Defense, Family Based Immigration law and/or Affirmative Asylum. The law firm handles a variety of immigration cases, including but not limited to Employment based cases, Family Petition, Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Provisional Waivers, U-Visa, VAWA, DACA, SIJ, Cancellation of Removal, and Political Asylum. The firm also represents clients before Immigration Court, the BIA, and all circuit courts.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following
Preparation of immigration packets to be sent to USCIS, NVC, Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals, and Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
Responsible for conducting legal research and keeping current on all immigration legal issues
Representing clients in adjustment of status interviews, naturalization interviews, asylum interviews and/or immigration court proceedings hearings
Ability to formulate creative legal strategies within the framework of all governmental and other regulations, laws and related policies, to provide our clients with the best legal advice possible.
Draft and file affidavits, and Motions to Reopen/Reconsider, Briefs and memorandums.
On-going communication with the client, and supervising attorneys regarding cases
Qualifications and Skills
Minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience in immigration law (I-130, I-485, N-400, I-751, NVC processing, and waivers)
Empathetic and passionate about work and providing solutions for our clients.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as you will be in direct contact with clients.
Understanding of the Eimmigration (Cerenade) case management software is a plus.
Excellent understanding of Microsoft Office systems (Excel, Word)
Excellent understanding of Google systems (GDrive, Google Calendar, Gmail)
Additional Salary Information: The starting salary for this position is dependent upon education and experience, with growth potential towards a partner track. Our firm offers a generous benefits package of 401(k) profit sharing plan, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, health insurance options, short term and long term disability insurance, and life insurance. We also prioritize on professional growth and continued investment in the development of our staff.
About Law Office of Usman B. Ahmad, PC
The Law Office of Usman B. Ahmad is a full service Immigration Law Firm providing service to clients in all 50 states and throughout the world. Our office provides legal services in every aspect of U.S. Immigration Law: Immigrant and Non-immigrant visas, Corporate and Business Immigration, Lawful Permanent Residence (Green card), Deportation/Removal Defense and Citizenship/Naturalization.This Office also handles Immigration Cases in which the client has been previously ordered Deported/Excluded/Removed or is currently detained by the U.S. Government. As you can imagine these cases are extremely complex and may involve sensitive information, we assure you that your privacy will be our top concern. Immigration law is not like other areas of the law, everything that we do affect you and your family; therefore this Office gives each client the attention and respect that their case deserves. We know that it is impossible for us to properly represent our clients if we do not first listen to their issues and concerns. Therefore, our office emphasizes communication, via in-person consultations, over the telephone and through email. Our office can also assist you in English, Spanish, Urdu, ...Bengali, Hindi and Punjabi.Our expertise, like our clients' interests, is not confined by geographic boundaries. Our office has been designed and equipped with the most advanced technologies, so that we can conveniently communicate and assist our clients, wherever they are based.