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Immigration Attorney

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Public Interest

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Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


New Orleans, LA

Date Last Verified

Oct 10,2017

Posted on

Aug 28,2017
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Immigration Attorney The candidate will prepare cases for submission to the USCIS and EOIR, including applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status and other forms of immigration relief. Will represent clients in immigration court, and family court for predicate and custody orders in relation to SIJ cases. Will coordinate all aspects of a client’s case, including client intake, client communication, relevant research, drafting personal statements, preparing immigration forms, writing briefs, drafting court motions and orders, and advocacy with law enforcement and other agencies, and direct representation in court. Assist in the supervision of a legal assistants and volunteers. Assist in provision of public education in the community and collaborating with other agencies. Participate as needed in program-wide and grant-specific data collection. Participate in meetings with immigration legal service community-based organizations. Provide legal orientations/counseling to clients and families. Provide referrals to non-legal resources. Coordinate with supervisor(s) on placements with pro-bono attorneys and provide support on pro- bono mentoring, technical assistance, and training as needed. Must have JD Degree with active membership in a State Bar required; Louisiana license preferred. Bilingual in Spanish and English (writing and speaking) required. 2+ years or more experience practicing immigration law, or other relevant experience preferred; clinical experience will be counted. Experience with immigration and/or child dependency proceedings preferred. Experience working with children and/or survivors of abuse and trauma preferred.

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