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Attorney–Family-Based Immigration

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Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Athens, GA

Posted on

Sep 01,2017
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Attorney–Family-Based Immigration The candidate will interview and screen applicants for program eligibility Collect and organize appropriate and relevant evidence in support of client applications. Will review application packets completed by program paralegals. Prepare appropriate forms in a thorough manner. Research immigration law, statutory and case law as required. Monitor changes in immigration laws as they affect clients. Provide translation services of client documentation where required. Prepare clients for and provide representation at USCIS interviews as required. Supervise paralegal, administrative staff, law student interns and volunteers. Maintain accurate and orderly records and files. Maintain and protect client confidentiality. Participate in community outreach programs, conduct presentations to key groups and organizations. Interface with other immigration advocates, attend meetings as assigned and represent the Immigration Legal Services Department as directed. Create reports as required. Comply with all program, grant and department policies and procedures. Perform other related duties and tasks as necessary or as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD Degree from an accredited law school. Must be member in good standing of Bar of U.S State. Should have 2+ years of experience in immigration law with emphasis on Family-Based immigration. Previous supervisory experience is preferred. Strong written and oral advocacy skills. Sensitive to the needs of low-Income and culturally diverse clients. Previous experience working in a non-profit or Pro Bono setting or with a legal services organization is needed. Demonstrated dedication to working in a non-profit setting or Pro Bono capacity. Should have Fluency in English and Spanish.

Dead Line: September30, 2017.
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