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Cross-Border U.S./Canada Immigration Attorney

Company: Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Location: Boston, MA
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Job Description:

Advise and assist multinational corporate clients in handling immigration
and visa matters arising from the employment of foreign nationals in
Canada. Working independently, analyze and advise corporate clients
regarding matters presenting significant questions of employability in
Canada. Apply sound judgment and discretion and effectively communicate
with clients, Canadian and U.S. governments, and regulatory agencies
related to the process of employment placements abroad. Work directly with
assignees, Canadian and U.S. government agencies and officials, and foreign
attorneys where needed, to file and procure approval of Canadian and U.S.
work permits, residence permits and visas and to resolve complex legal and
regulatory issues that may arise in the application process as a result of
the employee's personal situations including criminal backgrounds and any
other potential problem areas, such as medical inadmissibility or
inadmissibility based on non-compliance with the Immigration and Refugee Protect
Protection Act. Develop correspondence, communications materials and process
process flow charts for clients, including all levels of management, detaili
detailing the processes and documentary requirements for obtaining work authori
authorization, visas and residence permits in Canada.
Education

Juris Doctorate (J.D.) (willing to accept foreign education equivalent).

Special Requirements:

Member of Canadian provincial law society and passage of a U.S. Bar e
examination in Illinois, New York, Massachusetts, Georgia, California, T
Texas or the District of Columbia;
Demonstrated Expertise (DE) preparing and reviewing applications
for Canadian permanent residency, intra-company transferee work permits, N
NAFTA professional work permits, Labour Market Impact Assessments, and T
Temporary Resident Visas.
DE preparing clients for Port of Entry examinations and directly l
liaised with Canadian immigration officials.
DE advising on criminal inadmissibility by preparing Temporary
Resident Permit and Rehabilitation applications and drafting arguments for
deemed rehabilitation by conducting equivalency analyses and advising
clients about disclosure obligations and the related non-compliance
penalties within IRPA and its Regulations.

Submit resume to Tracy Dane-Deeney, Human Resources Manager, at
tdanedeeney@seyfarth.com and reference job code GCDT

Keywords: Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Boston, Cross-Border U.S./Canada Immigration Attorney, Legal, Boston, MA, Massachusetts


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