Immigration Specialist Paralegal Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Seeking an employer that would provide a career opportunity to utilize my skills and knowledge. Summary of qualifications Hardworking individual who values high performance and professionalism Able to learn quickly and interact with others well Work well under pressure or/and in a fast pace environment Work knowledgeable of computers and word processing. Extremely customer friendly. Thorough Immigration Speciaist with in-depth understanding of applicable laws. Works great with fellow attorneys, support staff and other stakeholders to meet legal demands. Always ready for challenging questions and ambitious goals. Immigration Specialist with demonstrated command of immigration law and practice. Multilingual and fluent in Haitian Creole and basic Spanish, offering solid comprehension of cultural diversity.

  • Case interpretation
  • Court procedures
  • Oral argument
  • Fluent in Haitian Creole
09/2015 to 01/2021
Immigration Specialist /Paralegal Yamira Acevedo Esq., Law Office LLC City, STATE,
  • Interpreted from Creole to English and vise versa.
  • Accompanied Clients to Immigration Court and other Immigration agencies as representation and or for the filing of documents.
  • Interviewed clients for case preparation.
  • Prepared cases for Immigration Court.
  • Prepared and submitted applications to Immigration Agencies.
  • Prepare clients for Immigration tests.
  • Trained and managed staff attorney.
  • Manage outside attorneys (7) to assist with hearings and other agency interviews.
  • Managed attorney’s calendar.
  • Gather corroborating evidence in support of cases.
  • Managed office staff and office emergencies.
  • Planned, advertised and executed immigration forums for the public.
  • Managed over 300 cases and filings since hire date.
  • Manage a full array of cases from detained to citizenship cases.
  • Operate and manage office systems and machinery.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of immigration regulations and policies by attending workshops, seminars and other educational offerings.
  • Translated immigration documents to explain relevance to potential residents.
  • Analyzed legal documents for discrepancies to streamline procedures and avoid delays.
  • Conducted training sessions for staff to explain immigration rules and regulations.
  • Leveraged knowledge of precedents and applicable laws to determine probable case outcomes.
  • Prepared legal briefs and appeals and filed with state and federal courts as required.
04/2007 to 02/2010
Immigration Legal Assistant Goldman And Loughlin, LLC City, STATE,
  • Managing attorney’s calendar
  • Served as an interpreter of Haitian Creole
  • Gathering corroborating evidence to support client cases
  • Greeting clients, Answering incoming calls, Scheduling appointments, filing
  • Accounts payable
  • Opening and closing of the office
  • Filling out legal forms (I-589, I-765, I-90).
  • LawLogix knowledgeable
  • Submit filings to Immigration Court
  • Prepared accurate and complete forms in consultation with client and submitted applications to correct government entities on behalf of client.
  • Gathered required immigration application documents and assisted with filing.
  • Assisted with initial client intake to obtain relevant case information and evaluated case issues and case strategy in coordination with attorney or case manager.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2005
High School Diploma: General Studies
Maynard Evans High School - Orlando, FL.
President of Health Occupational Students Association
Expected in 09/2024
Associate of Arts: Business Administration, Human Resources Management
Capella University - Minneapolis, MN,
Expected in 10/2016
Accreditation Trained Representative: Immigration Law
The ALM Triumph Center - Pembroke Pines, FL,
Haitian Creole:
Native/ Bilingual

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School Attended
  • Maynard Evans High School
  • Capella University
  • The ALM Triumph Center
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  • Immigration Specialist /Paralegal
  • Immigration Legal Assistant
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts
  • Accreditation Trained Representative

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