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In-House Immigration Counsel at Wolfram

Wolfram

Full-Time

Mid Level

Remote

Not defined

29 Aug → 28 Sep

Expired

Job Description

Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, WolframlAlpha and the Wolfram Language, is seeking an In-House Immigration Counsel. The In-House Immigration Counsel is responsible for providing legal advice and services for the company and employees for a wide variety of immigration matters, in the area of privacy and data protection compliance and, occasionally, other legal matters. This is a full-time position with up to 40 hours per week.

Wolfram is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at its company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities

  • Advising the company and individual employees on temporary non-immigrant visas and permanent-resident immigrant visa processing
  • Counseling about, preparing and filing all immigration-related paperwork for employees of the company
  • Directing the development of and implementing immigration solutions and programs
  • Ensuring full compliance with all applicable immigration statutes and regulations by researching new legislation and changes in immigration law
  • Providing proactive immigration advice related to corporate changes, employment changes, etc.
  • Reviewing and proofreading complex evidence and case documents
  • Coordinating and advising employees, recruiting teams and HR on a regular basis with regard to immigration
  • Drafting, reviewing, tracking and monitoring immigrant and non-immigrant petitions and RFEs and prioritizing casework and projects as needed
  • Advocating before various immigration agencies of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Labor and the Department of State, as well as in federal court, as applicable
  • Developing and maintaining user-facing and public-facing terms, policies and guidelines (e.g. connected to various products and services)
  • Researching and evaluating the impact of legislative, regulatory and industry proposals
  • Assisting in the development and management of company terms and policies; especially including terms, privacy policy and cookies policy
  • Managing internal compliance programs and processes to ensure we meet our obligations under those programs
  • Evaluating new and existing products and features to ensure compliance with privacy laws and guidelines
  • Responding to questions and inquiries from external interests on privacy and other regulatory matters, including managing data subject access requests
  • Providing additional ad hoc research for and/or assisting the General Counsel and employees regarding other legal matters as needed

Requirements / Qualifications

  • JD and a current valid license to practice law in Illinois

  • 2+ years of employment-based immigration experience

  • Passion for immigration law and a desire to work with employers on employment-based non-immigrant and immigrant petitions

  • Must be analytical with a strong understanding of immigration concepts

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; English grammar must be excellent

  • Excellent organizational skills and detail orientation with the ability to effectively multitask

  • Ability to work on daily tasks independently, proactively and with minimal supervision

  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Adobe and other business software applications

Benefits/What We offer

  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Flexible schedule

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Parental leave

  • Professional development assistance

  • Referral program

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vision insurance

How To Apply

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