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Immigration Attorney in Houston, TX

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Company name

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Immigration

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Aug 22,2017

Posted on

Sep 23,2016

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Supervising Attorney Responsibilities : The candidate will be responsible for supervising the unaccompanied children released project. Providing direct legal representation to Unaccompanied Children (UC) previously in HHS/Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) care and custody throughout the Greater Houston-Galveston area, including ten counties within the service area of Catholic Charities. Providing legal services to those seeking: special immigrant juvenile status, asylum, family-based petitions, voluntary departure, orders of removal and other forms of immigration relief before the Houston Immigration Court. Assessing eligibility for immigration benefits. Performing client intake interviews and consultations. Tracking statistical data for grant reporting purposes, reporting on case outcomes. Performing on and off-site community outreach.

Qualification and Experience

REQUIREMENTS : The candidate should have a Law degree. Admitted to practice in Texas and be an attorney in good standing. At least two(2) years of immigration law experience. Proficiency in MS Office. Proficiency in English and Spanish (speak, write and read) is required. Reliable transportation, valid TDL, and evidence of insurability required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston
2900 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77006
Phone: 713-526-4611