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Years of Experience
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ProfileImmigration 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.
Submit cover letter, resume, writing sample, and at least three (3) references.
Prisoners' Legal Services of New York
301 South Allen Street
Albany, NY 12268