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Immigrant Rights Attorney & Project Leader

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 9 yrs required

Location

Yonkers, NY

Date Last Verified

Sep 15,2017

Posted on

Sep 09,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General
Family Law >> Family Law
Immigration >> Immigration
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Immigrant Rights Attorney & Project Leader Duties: Community relations with organizations in the Hudson Valley serving the needs of immigrant communities. Management and monitoring of grant deliverables. Data collection and drafting reports as needed for grant. Supervision of Project staff. Providing direct representation to immigrants in: Federal Court appeals, Administrative appeals, Removal proceedings, Ancillary family court proceedings (SUS), Naturalization and adjustment of status, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, U Visa petitions, Asylum applications, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) self-petitions, Other immigration and civil matters.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Admitted to practice in New York State, with 9+ years relevant work experience. Supervisory and project management experience. Ability to produce high quality written material, meet tight deadlines, and work both independently and as part of a team. Strong analytical and writing skills. Experience in interviewing and counseling clients. Ability to speak and understand Spanish.
Deadline: September 26, 2017

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