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The Corporate Counsel, Immigration will be part of Tesla’s worldwide immigration team and will help Tesla continue to build its immigration support program. This position directly assists in most immigration matters in-house, specifically employment-based, non-immigrant visa applications and permanent residency applications. This position is also responsible for compiling and maintaining various status reports and records relative to immigration related records. This position will be located in our Fremont, CA office.
Provide instruction and advice to Tesla’s worldwide employees regarding U.S. immigration related questions.
Oversee paralegal management of NIV and IV cases that are handled in-house or by external counsel.
Provide instruction and advice to business stakeholders regarding immigration strategies and options for new hire candidates as well as the movement of current employees.
Run reports and help the team monitor employees’ statuses, including monitoring expiration dates, filing dates, etc.
Assist with U.S. nationals’ work-related travel or relocation.
Prepare NIV cases from beginning to end in-house, as needed.
Strong, in-depth knowledge of immigration law, including experience with 4+ years of high volume employment-based Immigration experience required.
Law degree with a strong academic background.
Bar license in any U.S. jurisdiction
Proven ability to supervise/mentor a paralegal staff and foster their continual growth.
Experience with global immigration practice a plus.
Strong legal writing and drafting skills.
Accuracy and attention to detail is a must.
Experienced professional with great relationship skills, team player, self-starter, independent thinker, and has the ability to anticipate the next steps and future issues.
Ability to multi-task in a diverse and fast-paced environment with a large and diverse group of people, including Human Resources, Global Mobility, Tesla recruiting, Tesla hiring managers, candidates from countries throughout the world as well as their families.
Must have solid knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as Immigration database software.
Internal Number: 53517
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