Job Details

Immigration Staff Attorney

Company name

Prisoners' Legal Services of New York

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Albany, NY

Date Last Verified

Dec 14,2017

Posted on

Sep 11,2017
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Immigration Staff Attorney The candidate will provide legal representation to immigrants incarcerated in New York State prisons who are facing deportation. Will provide a full range of legal services, including, but not limited to, consultation with clients, evaluation of the immigration consequences of criminal dispositions, development and implementation of strategies on criminal-immigration issues, and representation at master calendar and merits hearings at Immigration Court.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 1+ year of experience in immigration and preferably crimmigration law; a demonstrable interest in practicing immigration law. Must have experience in Deportation/Removal Defense. Should have JD Degree and Bar admission in good standing in New York State. Must have experience in immigration law, which can include clinical or internships. Exceptional organization, written and oral communication skills; ability to timely respond to and balance numerous requests for assistance is required. Fluency in Spanish is required.

Additional info

Submit cover letter, resume, writing sample, and at least three (3) references.

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