Associate US Immigration Attorney

November 27 2021
Industries Accounting, Auditing
Categories Accounting, Finance, Actuarial Services, Immigration, Legal, Paralegal
Ottawa, ON

Job Type: Permanent
Primary Location: Multiple Locations, Canada
All Available Locations: Toronto; Calgary; Montreal; Ottawa; Vancouver

What will your typical day look like?

As an Associate Attorney, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Preparing and/or overseeing the preparation and filing of non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications, Requests for Evidence, Motions to Reopen, Requests for Information, etc.
  • Assessing eligibility for non-immigrant and immigrant visa status in the US
  • Providing consultations on case-specific matters to develop and recommend approaches that mitigate risk and provide timely solutions
  • Conducting in-depth research and remaining up to date on changes in immigration law and practice and drafting client alerts and memos on important developments
  • Supporting technical project/program work with a focus on compliance and/or operational excellence
  • Conducting ongoing internal reviews/audits of immigration data, processes and collateral

About the team

Our team structure is intentionally flat and collaborative. Each of our valued team members is responsible for owning a role-appropriate account function in addition to their casework. All team members are expected to roll up their sleeves and dig in to drive QA and operational excellence at every level. We are entrepreneurial in spirit and resourceful, and we are constantly looking for ways to tweak and optimize our processes.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

Successful candidates will be solution-minded and dedicated to the success of the team. We believe challenges breed opportunities, and we are passionate about what we do. We are diverse thinkers and doers, highly motivated and supportive. If you feel energized by the above, we would love to hear from you!

You are someone with:

  • Strong academic credentials and an active license to practice law in the US
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and excellent attention to detail – ability to effectively communicate with legal professionals and non-legal stakeholders
  • Strong operational and analytical aptitude

Farrell LLP Immigration Law is a highly reputable, experienced, and client-focused law firm practicing exclusively in the area of immigration law. With 25 years of experience, Farrell LLP Immigration Law's alliance with Deloitte LLP in Canada enables the Firm to service clients worldwide. Farrell LLP Immigration Law understands the particular nature of immigration law and acts on behalf of a wide range of clients from multinational corporations, skilled or professional individuals, temporary workers and individuals in sports and the arts.

Farrell LLP Immigration Law is seeking qualified individuals to join our team of experienced professionals providing strategic immigration advice and guidance. Farrell LLP Immigration Law offers a unique talent experience that empowers our people with opportunities to do meaningful work and to grow, learn, and lead at every point of their career.

Farrell LLP Immigration Law is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, and are committed to providing career opportunities in a way that respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates that represents the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes candidates from Indigenous communities in support of living our values and our commitments to our Reconciliation Action Plan. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, due to a disability, please reach out to your Recruiter, or send an email to

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deloitte Canada has 30 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.

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