Immigration and Employment Paralegal

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Logistics done differently. Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a rapidly growing global company? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America’s best employers by Forbes. As the Immigration and Employment Paralegal, you will be assisting with immigration, employment litigation and labor matters, as well as with any government audits or site visits. Become a part of our dynamic team and we'll help you build a career that will exceed your expectations.
Pay, benefits and more. We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.
What you’ll do on a typical day: Coordinate and support the daily administration of various employment-based visa processes and international work permits Respond to inquiries from HR, management and foreign nationals about status of non-immigrant and immigrant petitions Partner with HR to create job descriptions in support of petitions Handle new matter intake and maintain/update electronic databases, including L&E litigation, charges, status reports, trainings and major projects Assist in managing discovery and e-discovery issues, including legal hold process and document preservation, collection and production for L&E litigation docket Work on L&E projects, training, investigations, document reviews and witness interviews Perform legal research and provide legal summaries on a project basis What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you’ll need: Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies or a related field, or equivalent work experience 3 years of immigration experience 5 years of paralegal experience with an emphasis on immigration, labor and employment law Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Westlaw or LexisNexis It’d be great if you also have: Combination of law firm and in-house experience Familiarity with Serengeti Legal Tracker matter management/e-billing system Experience with implementing organizational systems Ability to work well in a team environment Strong attention to detail with excellent communication and interpersonal skills Ability to quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications Be part of something big. #LI-SR1 #ZR6
XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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