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Business Immigration Associate (1st year)



Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Job Description

About the Role: A career as a Business Immigration Associate at Fragomen gives you the opportunity to work with a smart, motivated and diverse peer group. Our exclusive focus on immigration means you will practice in an exciting, dynamic, and challenging environment with talented individuals who share your passion for immigration. Working in a collegial, team-oriented environment, Fragomen Associates learn from the industry's leading experts. Our unwavering dedication to excellence and industry best practices is bolstered by cutting-edge technological innovation, enhancing the experience for both our clients and our exceptional staff.

How will you make a difference as an Associate at Fragomen?

  • Develop an expert-level understanding of your client base and the industries you support as well as the firm’s practice areas and services provided.
  • Assess eligibility of corporate foreign national employees for non-immigrant and immigrant visa status.
  • Work with client global mobility personnel to prepare petitions and applications for submission to government agencies for non-immigrant and immigrant foreign national employees.
  • Draft and prepare letters and legal documents, typically based on established precedents.
  • Conduct research to support client requests and projects.
  • Supervise the work of paralegal staff in record keeping and document preparation.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and effectively implement guidance and direction offered by supervisors and experienced colleagues.
  • Proactively communicate with clients, within SLAs/team protocols and with a precise, efficient, thoughtful, and organized response.
  • Partner with colleagues to resolve client issues, share information, and support client projects.
  • Support clients in immigration program management and compliance.
  • Use firm technology accurately and in line with team and client protocols, ensuring accurate and complete data is entered.
  • Actively contribute to team meetings and firmwide activities.
  • Act as a source of advice and training to more junior colleagues, proactively sharing immigration knowledge and expertise.
  • Ensure self and team follow documented firm standards and policy to mitigate risk and ensure regulatory, operational and client compliance.
  • Other duties as required.

Leverage your valuable skills and experience to make an impact at Fragomen:

  • U.S. JD or LLM required
  • Member of a US State bar or Washington DC bar association
  • 0-2 years of experience at Associate level
  • An academic understanding of immigration law
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to proofread documents, draft fluent prose, and avoid grammatical mistakes without the aid of AI engines
  • Dedication to exceptional client service
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands
  • Ability to contribute to a positive work environment


At Fragomen, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits which includes:

  • 27 PTO days + Federal holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans + FSA & HSA Plans
  • 401K plan

Learn More About Fragomen:

Please take time to read About Us, explore the Meaningful and Impactful Work we do for our clients, and review the standard Benefits we offer. You can find all the material to the right of this page.