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Immigration Specialist

Location: Saint Louis, Missouri
Department: Client Services
Posted: 04-02-2018
Location Name: IISTL
Wage: Depends on Experience
Position Type: Full time

Working directly with immigrants, refugees and asylees, the immigration specialist will complete and submit federal immigration documents for citizenship, permanent residence status and family reunification. Position is also responsible for application follow ups including communications with government entities and US embassies.  In addition, position is responsible for generating and collecting Institute charged immigration fees.  Immigration specialist must be, or willing to obtain, partial BIA accreditation. 

  • Strong desire to work with people from other cultures
  • Ability to communicate with low level English speakers
  • Adhere to strict client confidentiality
  • High degree of accuracy
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to manage time efficiently
  • Self starter, well organized and able to multi-task
  • Computer literate; daily use of computer for applications and internal communication
  • Able to keep abreast of changing regulations with ability to adapt to regulations.  
  • Respect and adhere to client and staff boundaries
  • Adhere to high Ethical standards
  • Attend agency and department meetings, trainings
  • Other duties assigned as needed.


  • Must be BIA certified or eligible
  • Bachelor’s degree in law, social services or related field
  • Proficiency in using web-based client database programs and Microsoft office programs
  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Manage multiple tasks at once
  • Able to make sound, quick and ethical decisons 
  • Work well with limited supervision and under stressful conditions

Position will remain open until filled.

Fulltime salaried position with benefits. EEO/AA