EY People Advisory Services - Immigration Legal Managed Services - Senior - Houston in Houston, Texas
EY has people in more than 150 countries and they are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development.
The immigration professionals within EY’s Global Immigration network provide a range of employment-based immigration legal and immigration support services to multinational clients who require employees to work in locations where the employee requires work authorization from the local authorities.
As an Immigration Legal Managed Services (ILMS) Senior, you will be a part of the U.S. employment-based immigration team. EY's global alliance of independent law firms cooperate with our offices worldwide to provide our clients with integrated, quality service. The firm's comprehensive range of U.S. employment-based immigration services include providing clients with non-immigrant and immigrant case processing for the employees. Recognized as one of US's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.
Your key responsibilities
As an ILMS Senior, you will support multiple and challenging US employment-based immigration engagements and contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our diverse institutional clients.
Working with clients to obtain information to assist in drafting applications
Communicate case status, milestones achieved, and next steps to client throughout the entire lifecycle of the case
Follow-up with clients to obtain copies of visas/documents
Notify clients of upcoming extensions
Communicate with other engagement professionals and support staff:
Ensure that attorneys are advised of legal client-related issues
Participate in meetings of the professional staff of EY US
Confer with attorney regarding legal questions or concerns raised by the client and then relate information back to the client as appropriate
Draft emails in response to case process and logistics queries by clients
Delegate appropriate work to support staff, including document scanning/photocopying and package mailing
Collect information from clients as needed for case processing
Generate client assessment forms and immigration case-related forms and letters for attorney review
Draft and subsequently revise and update draft forms and letters at the direction and supervision of attorneys
Monitor case progression to ensure service levels are being met
Monitor immigration petitions filed with government agencies for receipt, approval, and/or requests for additional information
Track and monitor immigration documents for expiration, including reviewing expiration reports as needed
- May be required to attend seminars and professional development courses that are relevant to his/her area of specialty
To qualify for the role, you must have
Bachelor’s degree in related field; Preference for degrees in immigration studies, law, business, communications, public administration, technology, analytics, finance
Minimum 4 years of US Employment-based immigration experience
Must be highly organized and an effective communicator
Excellent writing skills
Strong attention to detail
Ideally, you’ll also have
- Exposure to US and international clients
What we look for
We’re interested in professionals with the drive to take on new responsibilities and projects. You’ll need the confidence to speak up with your own creative thoughts on a wide range of areas. You’ll also have the opportunity to achieve your potential by being given professional development and experiences with clients across geographies. If you’re keen to play a pivotal role within a highly focused US immigration team, this role is for you.