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Staff Attorney- Children's Project

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In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Harlingen, TX

Date Last Verified

Oct 19,2017

Posted on

Oct 11,2017
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Immigration >> Immigration
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Staff Attorney- Children's Project The candidate will provide appropriate legal orientation presentations to immigration children at risk of deportation, complete detainee intakes following presentations and prepare and conduct pro se workshops and individual orientations to assist these children. Recruit, train, and mentor pro bono attorneys, and directly represents children in their cases before the immigration court and/or review boards. Doctoral Degree (JD, PhD) required. Experience working with immigrants as well as a fundamental knowledge of immigration law and immigration court procedures required. Must exhibit strong writing skills, excellent communication skills and client interviewing abilities as well as the ability to work under pressure. Must be fluent in Spanish, must have a law degree, and have been admitted to a bar or have taken a bar examination and be waiting for the results by the start date of employment.

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Job ID: RE11787

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