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Immigration Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

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Company name

HIAS and Council Migration Service of Philadelphia

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area


Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Philadelphia, PA

Date Last Verified

Jan 30,2018

Posted on

Sep 13,2017

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Immigration Staff Attorney The candidate will coordinate, with host citizenship instruction sites, information sessions used to enroll learners in citizenship classes. Will establish a calendar of classes and ensure all classes begin as scheduled. Attend all information sessions. Ensure that all participants in information sessions and all learners enrolled in classes are legally eligible to apply for citizenship. Establish and maintain a website accessible by P-CAN partners that contains a uniform calendar, lesson plan resources identified by participants and the Citizenship Instruction Coordinator. Citizenship Instruction Coordinator, ensure that all teachers conduct pre and post assessments using CASAS. Receive and synthesize data from teachers regarding school attendance and retention. Complete quarterly or other reports needed for grant reporting. Coordinate quarterly meetings with all P-CAN assigned staff. Interview applicants and complete theN-400 or other relevant immigration forms. Track each application using the Law Logix database from filing to swearing in or completion of process. Ensure that project goals are met with respect to the number of applications filed. Bachelor's degree or JD degree is required. Should have experience with immigration legal services, including 2+ years of handling citizenship applications preferred. Should have 2+ years of experience in program coordination activities. Accredited representative preferred;if not accredited, must have the experience that enables applicant to apply for accreditation immediately. Individuals who are not accredited will be required to take 40 hours of training with the goal of becoming accredited. Excellent verbal and written communications skill is needed. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, database management and internet is advantageous. Fluency in Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese, Burmese or Bhutanese is a plus.

Company info

Sarah Hotung
HIAS and Council Migration Service of Philadelphia
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104