U.S. Immigration and Global Mobility Specialist

New York

Job Summary

Based in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, the U.S. Immigration and Global Mobility Specialist will support the Attorney Development group in U.S. Immigration Matters, Global Mobility, and other administrative responsibilities.

U.S. Immigration Matters

  • Inputs visa information into immigration software and maintains visa tracking database.
  • Assists in the preparation of immigrant and non-immigrant visa petition filings with the USCIS and visa sponsor organizations for all attorneys, including Summer associates, Incoming associates and lateral hires and organizes documents and facts for each stage of filing.
  • Prepares and coordinates the following: credential evaluation with the evaluation agency, Labor Condition Application with Dept of Labor, and translation of documents.
  • Monitors visa expiration dates and visa filing deadlines.
  • Keeps up to date on developments in immigration law. Obtains information regarding latest consular processing procedures via web searches and consulate contacts.
  • Prepares and maintains public access files.
  • Assists with Form I-9 form compliance.
  • Prepares expense reports

Global Mobility

  • Provides administrative support for expatriate, international assignment and other global mobility matters.
  • Compiles biographical information required for international business visitor visas and work permits.
  • Provides administrative support including filing, copying, and other clerical duties.
  • Prepares expense reports.


  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Extremely strong administrative skills, including the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously under tight deadlines.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent drafting, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Very strong analytical and trouble-shooting skills.
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Communicates effectively orally and in writing.
  • Interacts effectively and appropriately with reporters, partners, senior administrative staff and peers.
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet operating needs.



  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Minimum of two years' experience in Immigration. Experience in global mobility a plus.
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