Paralegal – EOIR/BIA

Falls Church, VA

Paralegal – EOIR/BIA

Category: Administration

Main location: United States, Virginia, Falls Church

Position ID: J0224-0702

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is seeking a Paralegal to support the Executive Office of Immigration Review, office located in Falls Church, VA

Your future duties and responsibilities

• Draft legal correspondence/memos

• Posting legal Standing Orders for the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge and disseminating the standing orders to the public using gov delivery system

• Disseminating OCAHO, BIA, Amicus Invitations, AG, and Director Decisions to the public using gov delivery system and via social media

• Editing the Policy Manual on the public website

• Drafting, Compiling, and Finalizing the EOIR Submission for the Office of the Deputy Attorney General – Weekly Researching, analyzing, proofreading, editing, and disseminating the weekly Policy Bulletin to All EOIR Attorneys and Judges

• Researching disciplined practitioner court rulings, writing Disciplined Practitioner Announcements, and disseminating via gov delivery and social media.

• Editing EOIR’s website

• Researching, analyzing, and writing responses for congressional and stakeholder correspondence

• Reviewing legislation, legal decisions, and summarizing impact

• Drafting press releases based on legal decisions/matter

• Writing/Reviewing/analyzing headnotes for OCAHO, BIA decisions

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• Editing and proofreading skills required.

• Strong writing skills in a legal environment

• JD or paralegal certificate preferred but not required

• Bachelor’s Degree preferred

• Ability to screen cases – substantive review, identifying legal issues

• Ability to write short orders on procedural issues

• Must be comfortable with legal research and legal citations

Hourly Rate: $30.45/hour (non-negotiable)

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors including but not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.

At CGI Federal we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are owners and empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI Federal’s benefits include:

• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category

• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

• Paid Time Off (PTO)

• 10 Standard Holidays

• Health & Welfare Benefits as determined by your Service Contract Act



  • Data Entry

  • Document Management

  • Finance & Accounting

  • Financial Management

  • Payment Management

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.