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Staff Attorney

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Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

$44,000-$48,000 per year.

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Portland, OR

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2017

Posted on

Jul 13,2017
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Staff Attorney The candidate will provide direct legal services to low income and culturally diverse immigrants. Provide direct legal representation to low income clients with USCIS administrative applications and selected cases in immigration court on a broad range of immigration cases including: family-based petitions, adjustment of status, naturalization, temporary protected status, consular processing, deferred action for childhood arrivals, U visas, and other immigration remedies. Plan and coordinate SOAR Citizenship Day Clinics as needed throughout the state. Hold community presentations on immigration topics. Conduct outreach to the immigrant community. Recruit, coordinate training, and provide support for volunteer attorneys, law students, and legal assistants. Submit monthly reports on services rendered. A lawyer in good standing with the Oregon Bar Association or a lawyer who is certified to practice federal immigration law in Oregon and meets the requirements of ORS 9.280 and the Oregon Rules of Professional Conduct required. 2+ years of experience in immigration law required. Willingness and ability to work with people of diverse ethnicity, socio-economic circumstance, religion, culture and sexual orientation required. Ability: to be self-directed and work as a member of a team; to handle highly sensitive matters with confidentiality, diplomacy and professionalism required. Excellent time management and attention to deadlines required. Proven proficiency using software programs for data and word processing required. Ability to communicate fluently in Spanish and English required.

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