Immigration Officers are responsible for screening foreign nationals entering the US territory, allowing them to take residence, ordering the detention of over-staying or unauthorized immigrants, and filing cases for deportation. They can also be assigned in consulates in other countries and be tasked to assist the embassy in processing VISA applications if required.
Immigration Officer Resume Format
Virginia W. Parez
Fountain Valley, LA, California
Phone: (818) 453-8345
To be part of the government’s team of Immigration Officers assigned at the country’s points of entry in L.A.
Summary of Qualification
- 9 years of experience dealing with illegal immigrants as an immigration officer.
- Excellent command of computer database systems
- Excellent social and interpersonal skills in dealing with Filipino and Hispanic immigrants, both legal and illegal.
Career Experience/Job History
2003 – Present: Immigration Officer, US Immigration Services Bureau
- Determine eligibility of foreigners seeking entry to the US by checking travel and identification documents against US Immigration Databases
- Provide advance documents checks for commercial airline passengers with advance manifests forwarded to the bureau operations at the airport
- Interrogate nations with suspicious travel documents or those that don’t match the bureau’s database.
- Alert Homeland Security Agents about aliens suspected of terrorist activities
- Search and apprehend persons presumed to be in violation of current immigration laws and initiate deportation proceedings as necessary
Received commendations from the Department since 2007 for successful immigration work that prevented more than 10,000 illegal aliens from entering the US continental territory
2002 – 2005: In-house training on US Immigration laws and procedures.
1999 – 2003: BS Psychology, Utah State University
Professional and Character References
Can be furnished upon request