We’re hiring an Immigration Attorney in Albuquerque!

Jan 25, 2021 | We’re hiring an Immigration Attorney in Albuquerque!

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Vrapi Weeks is the leading immigration law firm in New Mexico with offices in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Las Cruces. We offer high-quality service and enjoy an excellent reputation among clients, colleagues, and the community.


We are hiring a Bilingual Immigration Attorney to work in our Albuquerque office in matters of family immigration, humanitarian visas and employment-based immigration. This position requires someone who cares for the community we serve, has good attention to detail, and has excellent organizational skills.


Handle family visas, humanitarian visas, and employment-based immigration caseloads with efficiency and quality in a team comprised of other attorneys and paralegals.


  • Within the first 6 months on the job:
    • Adhere to firm’s core values and culture
    • Be able to conduct consultations with supervision by other attorneys
    • Prepare quality submissions in affirmative filings before USCIS
    • Prepare excellent written motions and pleadings before immigration tribunals
    • Effectively handle hearings before the Immigration Court and interviews before USCIS in consultation with other attorneys
    • Take ownership over assigned cases in order to effectively and timely manage tasks and deadlines
    • Effectively communicate with clients regarding the immigration process and case strategy
  • Within 1 year on the job:
    • Conduct consultations independently
    • Represent clients before the Immigration Court and in interviews before USCIS independently
    • Independently prepare quality submissions in affirmative filings before USCIS
    • Independently prepare written motions and pleadings before immigration tribunals
    • Establish professional profiles, online presence, and contacts with referral sources


  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Attention to detail
  • Efficiency
  • Teamwork
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organization, planning, and time-management skills
  • Professional attitude and demeanor
  • Ability to work independently on collaborative projects
  • Tenacity
  • Trustworthiness

Location: Albuquerque, NM.

Full Time: The position is full time, Monday-Friday.

Experience: No prior immigration experience required. New graduates are welcome to apply.

Licensing: Must be licensed in any jurisdiction in the United States. Will consider recent graduates who have not yet taken the bar exam.

Compensation: Competitive annual base with unlimited paid time off. Higher starting salary depending on recent and relevant immigration legal experience. Our philosophy is to hire the best people and pay at the top of the market, including a full benefits package.

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