Global Immigration Specialist

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

As a Block Immigration Specialist, you will serve as a central point of contact and manage information among various stakeholders of active immigration assessments as well as new and existing employee immigration cases.  This position will focus on US immigration with additional exposure to other countries.  You will be responsible for immigration program operations with duties like: pulling data, organizing metrics, audits, billing and contentful management so that we have robust tools to help support our employees on work permits.

Immigration responsibilities include: 

  • Live and breathe immigration data ensuring that data flowing in and out of our systems is accurate and audited (SmartRecruiters, Workday, Equus, Vendor platform)

  • Support the Immigration Team by:

    • Scheduling meetings, trainings, webinars, and provide administrative support to team and program as needed

    • Sort and distribute immigration correspondence via slack, email, regular mail, etc. and collect signatures, make copies, and distribute according to immigration process assigned

    • Liaison with Team to manage immigration@ mailbox and triage as needed, supporting a multiple tiered structure

    • Support audit requests, filing notices, company registrations, and collection of various legal documents for numerous immigration filings

    • Support document collection for employee immigration life cycle 

    • Responsible for updating online content material, handbooks, process documentation, etc. as assigned

    • Obtain required data as requested by our immigration provider

  • Review invoices and billing with outside legal counsel, and Legal Operations for accuracy

  • Assist in Case Management and projects as assigned

Qualifications

  • 3-4 years of previous Immigration and/or Global Mobility experience, preferably on the corporate side 

  • Technical aptitude to flourish in a scrappy, decentralized environment

  • Experience using HRIS (Workday a plus)

  • Familiar with JIRA ticketing system or equivalent strongly preferred

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential data

  • Passionate and experienced in developing efficient processes and driving results

  • Ability to juggle multiple competing priorities

  • Flexibility and willingness to learn and grow

  • Not afraid of paper and antiquated government processes

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Perks

We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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