US Immigration Law Clerk

  • PwC Law LLP
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Apr 28, 2021
Full time Law Clerk

Job Description

Line of Service




Not Applicable





Management Level

Senior Associate


Job Description & Summary

A career in our Immigration Law practice will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients manage their immigration needs.

As a U.S. Immigration Law Clerk, you will deliver high-volume immigration processes in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that will carefully and efficiently manage the end to end process of various non-immigrant (temporary) and immigrant (permanent residence) visas. You will also help our clients gain maximum value on their immigration and mobility strategies.


What you’ll create and do


As a Law Clerk, you’ll work as part of a team dedicated to developing and preparing timely filed immigration applications for various companies and their employees. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Develop strong client relationships and engage directly with clients

  • Deliver high volume, multiple and challenging U.S. business immigration services

  • Implement various visa strategies to deliver on clients’ business needs and mitigate immigration risks.

  • Stay abreast of changes in immigration law, regulation and policy

  • Use technology and digital initiatives to enhance the client experience

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance

  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and explain the reasons for this choice.

  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct


What You’ll Bring to This Role

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work

  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives

  • 5+ years of experience in U.S. Business Immigration

  • Comprehensive knowledge of U.S. Immigration law and the workflow of a file from initiation through to completion,including but not limited to H1B, RFE, L and PERM

  • College Paralegal Diploma or University Degree considered an asset

  • Analytical and problem solving skills within a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to locate and research information efficiently, to use it effectively, and to evaluate the quality of the information

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to relate to people at all levels

  • Excellent data analytic skills and reporting abilities

  • Ability to effectively prioritize, excellent organization and administrative ability

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, multi-task, use initiative and to work well under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Flexibility to work outside normal office hours which may be required from time-to-time


Why you’ll love working for PwC
At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit:


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Applying at PwC
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PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.


Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it's not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible. Create your future at PwC.


PwC s’engage à bâtir une équipe diversifiée et représentative des collectivités qu’il sert. Nous invitons toutes les personnes qualifiées, sans égard à leur appartenance ethnique, leur race, leur religion, leur sexe, leur orientation sexuelle, leur identité sexuelle, leur statut d’autochtone, leur âge, leur handicap ou leurs besoins en matière d’adaptation du milieu de travail, à présenter leur candidature, qu’il nous fera plaisir d’examiner.


Chaque jour, nous voyons des personnes participer à l'essor des entreprises. Ce n'est pas seulement une question de compétences. Si votre expérience se rapproche de ce que nous recherchons, n'hésitez pas à postuler. Nous sommes conscients que l'expérience peut prendre diverses formes et que des équipes de passionnés peuvent réinventer le possible. Créez votre avenir chez PwC.           PwC