Immigration Services Officer

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

About the organization

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services administers the nation's lawful immigration system, safeguarding its integrity and promise by efficiently and fairly adjudicating requests for immigration benefits while protecting Americans, securing the homeland, and honoring our values. Visit us here for more information.

Duties

As an Immigration Services Officer, you will independently research, interpret and analyze an extensive spectrum of sources in order to accurately adjudicate immigration benefits and petitions.

The duties of this position include:

- Granting or denying applications and petitions for immigration benefits and determine appropriate level of adjudicative review and update databases with appropriate information and decisions.
- Researching and interpreting sources including immigration laws and regulations, operating instructions, legislative history, precedent decisions, state and local laws, and international treaties to determine adjudicative decision.
- Gathering information using a variety of methods including document review, electronic systems checks, interviews, etc. to make adjudicative decisions on immigration benefit applications/petitions.
- Processing electronic or paper applications and petitions for immigration benefits using available electronic systems.
- Providing direct assistance to personnel/officials of other Federal agencies in identifying individuals who pose a threat to national/public security.
- Conducting security checks in accordance with all applicable DHS/USCIS laws and policies.
- Providing applicant/petitioner/beneficiary support.

Qualifications

To qualify, candidates should have experience in some or all of the following areas:

- Analyzing problems, gathering pertinent data and recognizing solutions;
- Planning and organizing work to ensure timely completion;
- Communicating clearly, both orally and in writing and providing excellent customer service.
- Performing preliminary examinations of applications and petitions for benefits, evaluating evidence and drafting appropriate correspondence;
- Researching, analyzing and applying appropriate immigration laws, policies and procedures.

Please note, non-competitive eligible candidates with advanced degrees (bachelor's and master's degrees) may automatically meet minimum qualification requirements with no prior immigration
experience as this is an entry level position. Training will be provided.

Salary

41,530 - 81,805

Application instructions

Contact email: W44Staf[email protected]

Please submit your resume, letter of non-competitive eligibility, and official or unofficial college transcripts to [email protected] Entry level vacancies exist at the GS-5, GS-7, and GS-9 levels in San Bernadino San Diego and Santa Ana. Candidates with advanced degrees (bachelor's and master's degrees) may automatically qualify with no prior immigration experience.

Thank you for your interest in U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services!

www.uscis.gov

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