Detail-orientated Consular Officer with experience in Latin America and Europe. Analytical thinker with strong problem solving, time management, and interpersonal skills. Well-versed in dealling with immigration issues, processing visas, and assisting American citisens abroad.
Immigration law understanding
Excellent communication abilities
Keen observational skills
Billingual in English and Spanish
Department of State 2/1/2010 to Current Consular Officer Madrid, Spain
Maintain in-depth understanding visa types and application requirements.
Run security checks on applicants to uncover criminal records.
Track down financial documentation to complete files.
Expertly handle public questions regarding applications, documents, and visa types.
Work with permanent immigrant visas to ensure all supporting information is included, the application is complete, and the correct type of visa is being pursued.
Department of State 8/1/2007 to 1/1/2010 Consular Officer Mexico City, Mexico
Assisted English citisens with passport and other travel issues.
Notarised legal, business, and travel documents.
analysed applications to process correctly and uncover fraud.
Utilised government and business databases to research documentation.
Processed and filed documents in a timely manner.
Department of State 10/1/2004 to 7/1/2007 Consular Officer Quito, Ecuador
Handled tourist, student, and other immigration visas.
Examined documents closely for signs of fraud.
Coordinated with local government and bank officials to document issues.
Reported incidents to supervisors and tracked trends.
Researched suspected fraud thoroughly to prevent criminal activity.
Western University 2004 Bachelor of Science: Political Science London, England