248707 Immigration Specialist
Location: San Diego, CA
Job Type: Contract
Contract Length: 6+ Months
Salary Range: $60/ HR
CorTech is seeking to hire an Immigration Specialist for our client in San Diego, CA!
Candidates must be local - will be working on-site and remotely.
8:30AM to 4:30PM
**Good customer service skills
**Written and oral skills very good
The Immigration Consultant provides innovative Immigration solutions and clear advice as the internal day-to-day contact for all US Immigration matters. Works independently as immigration subject matter expert, advising recruiters, managers and employees on US based immigration requirements, processes and timelines in consultation with outside counsel. Works closely across the organization to ensure compliance on immigration related matters. Provides high level immigration information and education to employees, HR and managers. Leads immigration projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Customer Relations 40%
Provides high level immigration information and education to Employees, Hiring Managers, Recruiters
and HRBPs based on current Immigration laws, and policy culture
Advise and provide immigration guidance to recruiters and Hiring Managers on the hiring of new associates
(i.e. H1 B change of Employer, PR policy, timeline, process, etc.)
Partners with outside counsel on issues acting as the catalyst for solutions and ensuring resolution
Correspond with employees and managers to keep apprised of progress
Responds, timely, to all inquiries received via the Immigration mailbox (GMB) and takes necessary action
Manage escalations with diplomacy and tact while upholding compliance/BD policy
2. Case Work__ 25%
Maintains immigration cases in outside counsel’s on line portal
Creates Employee e-file folder in the Immigration GMB and ensures all critical and
relevant documentation is filed timely and appropriately
Communicates with employees on case status and case issues as required
Monitors status of pending cases
Maintains follow up on outstanding issues and missing immigration information
Escalate significant issues to Manager, Global Mobility as appropriate
3. Administrative ____20%
Facilitates the signing of all immigration documents by verifying employee
Information and obtaining approval/signatures.
Post, track and follow up on LCA’s – online and on-site
Post notices for employees of Torrey View Court Location and facilitate the posting of other
locations with employee’s manager. Send reminder to manager for removal after
requisite time has been satisfied.
Generate Reports as requested
Maintain employee case e-file folder in the Immigration GMB
Ensures that all newly approved PERM cases do not commence until repayment
Agreement has been signed by the employee.
Partners with outside counsel on monitoring renewals and expirations
Participate in the PERM resume screening, coach and support managers regarding interviews
Prepares employee verification letters
Collaborates with managers, employees, legal and outside counsel & ER on mandatory LoAs
Responsible for PAF file upkeep
Responsible for maintaining petition file in case of audit by USCIS
Tracks/monitors F1 EAD expirations/ensures that employee is contacted for renewal
Responsible for I-9 re-verification for associates in non-immigrant status
4. Other items, as assigned 15%
Special immigration projects
Good working knowledge of US based Immigration law and procedures
Familiarity with global immigration laws and procedures
Strong customer focus
Strong communication and negotiation skills, experience interacting with business leaders to provide guidance
Ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
Proficient in Microsoft Office ( Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Word)
3-5 Years of solid immigration experience
Advanced degree preferred however additional years of experience in lieu of degree may suffice.
Employee based immigration experience
Immigration law firm experience is helpful
Large volume immigration experience preferred.
Their mission was to bring together the real opportunities that employees seek with the talented workforce requirements that leading organizations desire. Through their innovative practices they soon developed their business to include other skill sets and labor categories in addition to their initial IT offering. Motivated by a strong desire to “do things the right way” the duo embraced mentoring and guidance from other industry leaders and skilled business advisers. With this support and direction, they were able to base CorTech’s corporate culture on value, honesty, and commitment to the delivery of services.