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Immigration Attorney in Falls Church, VA

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Company name

KIND (Kids In Need of Defense)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area


Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Falls Church, VA

Date Last Verified

Nov 17,2017

Posted on

Jul 27,2017

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Direct Representation Attorney Responsibilities: Provide direct representation to unaccompanied immigrant children living in Virginia. Represent children in immigration removal proceedings including children eligible for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), T visas or U visas; Provide representation before the state court in matters pertaining to child custody, primarily suits affecting parent-child relationships; File all relevant paperwork and applications with government agencies, immigration court, and state courts, where applicable; Attend immigration and state court hearings, and interviews and adjudications before government agencies; Participate in staff meetings and wide calls; Assist in the supervision of law student interns and volunteers; Conduct intake interviews with children when appropriate; Assist with periodic trainings and presentations; and Serve as an ambassador of with local coalitions, courts, and agencies.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must be admitted to practice in Virginia; 2+ years of experience working in immigration law and with immigration authorities or with family law, or substantially equivalent experience; Experience in direct representation of clients in immigration proceedings or family law matters; Experience working with children, preferably immigrant and refugee children, or experience working with survivors of abuse, human trafficking, or other trauma; Fluency in Spanish required; A strong record of cultural competence and cross-cultural communication skills; Ability to work collaboratively, and preferably prior experience working with individual attorneys, law firms, or service providers.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
KIND (Kids In Need of Defense)
1331 G Street NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005