Immigration Paralegal Resume

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Maria Whitaker

3832 Terry Lane

Orlando, FL 32801



Job Objective To use my abilities and skills and gain employment as Immigration Paralegal.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Highly experienced in research, handling and processing of immigration-related cases
  • Profound knowledge of immigration process, various types of visa and immigration compliance issues
  • Operational knowledge of using Applicant Tracking System and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with visa, permanent residency and employment application processes
  • Ability to handle and conduct PERM Audits and employment based Green Card filing
  • Ability to prioritize, handle and complete all immigration cases in a timely manner

Professional Experience:

Immigration Paralegal

Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Orlando, FL

August 2012 – Present


  • Conducted legal research and collected data necessary for immigration related matters.
  • Composed and filed visa applications and petitions for immigrants.
  • Liaised with attorneys and provided legal assistance for visa processing.
  • Drafted and submitted all legal paperwork for work authorization to HR department.
  • Produced and delivered employment verification letters to immigrant workers.
  • Monitored and informed immigrant workers about their visa and work permit expiration and renewal dates.

Immigration Paralegal

Jackson Lewis P.C., Orlando, FL

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Prepared and filed applications for employment-based permanent residency, visas andextensions.
  • Drafted and submitted various motions with Immigration Court in cases of immigrant deportation and removal.
  • Handled Permanent Labor Certification cases and responded to work authorization requests.
  • Established and maintained strong professional relationships with outside counsel, attorneys and global counterparts.
  • Performed case management activities and processed necessary fees for services.
  • Counseled and trained immigration department staff, company management and workers on global immigration policies and procedures.


Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies

Indian River State College, Fort Pierce, FL

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