Immigration Paralegal

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Mckennah Brockenberry

mckennah.brockenberry@gmail.com | (431) 430-8932 | Paterson, NJ

Summary


I am an immigration paralegal with over three years of experience. I have worked in a variety of settings, including law firms, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. I have a strong understanding of the U.S. immigration system and am able to provide comprehensive support to clients throughout the visa process. I am fluent in Spanish and have experience working with clients from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. I am dedicated to providing excellent customer service and strive to ensure that my clients’ needs are always met

Experience


Immigration Paralegal at Law Offices of Usman B. Ahmad, Esq., NJMar 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed 100 immigration cases within 6 months while maintaining a 95% success rate.
  • Successfully managed and coordinated the work of 5 other paralegals, increasing departmental productivity by 25%.
  • Prepared more than 500 legal documents for clients seeking asylum in the United States.
  • Conducted extensive research on country conditions to support client applications for asylum.
  • Interviewed dozens of clients to gather information for their immigration applications.
  • Provided emotional support to clients during what is often a stressful and difficult process.

Immigration Paralegal Assistant at The Law Offices of Lloyd E. Bennett, Esq. P.C., NJSep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on behalf of client to stay in the United States for an additional 6 months while their case was being processed.
  • Assisted in preparing over 100 visa applications, including supporting documentation such as financial statements and letters of recommendation.
  • Reviewed hundreds of pages of documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Conducted intakes with potential clients to gather information about their immigration history and current situation.
  • Interpreted Spanish-language documents into English.
  • Translated English-language documents into Spanish.

Education


Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies at Rutgers University, NJAug 2014 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are legal research, writing, and analytical skills.

Skills


  • Immigration law
  • Legal research
  • Writing legal briefs
  • Client communication
  • Courtroom experience
  • Negotiation skills

Chardonnay Slygh

chardonnay.slygh@gmail.com | (573) 894-6952 | Nashville, TN

Summary


Over 3 years of experience as an immigration paralegal. I have worked extensively with clients from all over the world, helping them navigate the complex and often confusing US immigration system. I have a deep understanding of both family-based and employment-based immigration law, and have successfully helped many clients obtain their green cards or visas. I am fluent in Spanish and English, which has allowed me to better serve our firm's diverse clientele.

Experience


Immigration Paralegal at The Law Offices of Daniel H. Rose, P.C., TNJun 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed over 500 immigration cases.
  • Assisted in the creation of over 100 successful green card applications.
  • Successfully represented clients in over 50 naturalization interviews.
  • Prepared and filed over 200 visa petitions.
  • Obtained approvals for all types of visas, including H-1B, L-1A, L-2, K-3/4, EWI.

Immigration Paralegal Assistant at The Law Office of Jacob D. Wolff, TNAug 2019 - May 2022

  • Drafted and filed over 100 immigration petitions and applications.
  • Assisted in preparing cases for client interviews with USCIS officers.
  • Conducted intake interviews with potential clients to determine eligibility for various immigration benefits.
  • Created document binders for each client containing all relevant information pertaining to their case.
  • Maintained communication with clients throughout the duration of their case, keeping them updated on any new developments or changes that may affect them.

Education


Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies at Middle Tennessee State UniversitySep 2015 - May 2019

I have learned how to research and write legal documents, as well as how to communicate with clients and lawyers.

Skills


  • Immigration law
  • Legal research
  • Writing legal briefs
  • Client communication
  • Document preparation
  • Court appearances