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Immigration Paralegal

CHUGH LLP Santa Clara, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

PURPOSE: The Paralegal’s primary purpose is to assist an immigration lawyer in legal research as well as doing some work for clients, such as, fill-out forms, documents and papers.  

The role is an ideal fit for someone who has excellent organizational and technical skills. Our ideal Paralegals are detail-oriented and are willing to learn and work in a team environment.  


  • Preparation and filing of variety of visa and labor certification applications, including the B-1 and B-2 business and tourist visas, the E-1 and E-2 visas for treaty traders and investors, the H-1B, H-2B and H-3 visas for temporary specialty or agricultural workers, the K-1 visas for fiancés, the L-1 visas for intra-company transferees, the F-1 and M-1 visas for students, the J-1 visas for exchange visitors and scholars, the O,P or R visas for temporary workers and the Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) labor certification.
  • Prepare draft applications, petitions, letters and affidavits.  Coordinates filing of applications and petitions, translations of foreign documents and equivalency evaluation of foreign degrees. 
  • Do research of foreign documents and immigrant and non-immigrant visa alternatives.  


  • 0-1 years’ experience as immigration paralegal. 
  • Must have strong analytical and critical thinking skills, excellent organizational skills, interpersonal and communication skills, with strong attention to detail. 
  • Ability to work independently or as a team. 
  • Must have excellent time management skills.  
  • Must have excellent verbal communication and ability to demonstrate problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment. 
  • Bilingual English and Chinese speaking required

**As part of the application process, we ask all candidate to turn in their resume, a cover letter, and three professional references. Prior to meeting we may contact references, but will notify the candidate first before contact. 



Santa Clara, CA
95054 USA



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