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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
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ProfileStaff Attorney Duties: Work across various immigration matters, including UAC, U-Visa/VAWA, Naturalization, Family based, DACA and other relief. Work under the supervision of two co- supervising attorneys and handle all aspects of a client’s case, including appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals if necessary. Assist in reviewing applications, participating in naturalization fairs, and in community outreach and education events, including on some evenings and weekends. Conduct intakes of potential and retained clients, including intakes off-site at least twice per week.
Qualification and Experience
REQUIREMENTS: JD Degree with California Bar membership. Fluency in Spanish. Experience in immigration law strongly preferred. Strong case management, legal research, and writing skills. Ability to coordinate a caseload of at least 40 clients with time-intensive cases. Competence in and dedication to working with others of diverse cultural, geographic, and economic backgrounds, including individuals with a history of severe trauma. Commitment to immigrants’ rights and the mission. Demonstrated willingness to work under minimal supervision. Travel required; reliable transportation to represent and conduct consultations at offsite locations at least twice per week.
Send cover letter, resume, at least two references, and brief writing sample (10 page maximum).
Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)
16501 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA 91406