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Sr. Immigration Specialist

Posted Jun 08
Full Time
Austin, Texas


We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences - the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world’s most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives.

AMD together we advance_

The Role

AMD's Immigration team is seeking an insightful, passionate, driven, adaptable, and technically proficient individual to join our collaborative and close-knit team.

The Person

This critical role requires direct interactions with employees and managers, and various stakeholders including Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, and all business units. You will work with employees, stakeholders, and outside counsel to process visas and legal permanent residence cases through their entire lifecycle. It also includes significant involvement in H-1B CAP, program compliance, designing process flows and policies, and working on reports. Your efforts will align with legal, industry, and AMD best practices and play a vital part in supporting our commitment to providing best-in-class service for AMD’s foreign national population. This position offers a unique opportunity to significantly impact and foster AMD’s global immigration program.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with and monitor case initiations and extensions of US non-immigrant and immigrant visas (H-1B, L-1A/B, O-1, TN, E-3, F-1, PERM [EB-1A/B/C], I-140, AOS etc.).
  • Act as a liaison with employees, managers, directors, human resources, global mobility, and talent acquisition to process visa transfers, extensions, change of status requests, and US permanent residency (green card) processing.
  • Assist outside counsel with obtaining necessary information for visa and US permanent residency processing.
  • Assist with reviewing visa petitions and other applications prepared by outside counsel.
  • Assist visa applicants with gathering and preparing the documentation needed for non-immigrant/immigration petitions and visa stamping.
  • Advise employees and managers on immigration policies and procedures.
  • Assist with special projects and other administrative duties as needed including, but not limited to customizing reports, developing trackers, auditing documents, and posting legal notices.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in corporate immigration experience with knowledge obtained via corporate experience or working at a law firm.
  • Experience with working on complete lifecycle of non-immigrant visas including H and L visas as well as experience working on complete lifecycle of US permanent residency process.
  • Strong interest in the legal field, particularly immigration and global mobility and expanding knowledge and responsibilities in casework preparation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask using analytical and problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and strong organizational and data entry skills.

Academic Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field


Austin, TX

At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package. Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

_AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.