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Case Manager/paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Oct 14, 2021

Valid Through

Jan 27, 2022

Posted on

Jun 15, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Bronx, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Case Manager/Paralegal - Immigration
Responsibilities: Under the supervision of an attorney, pre-screen for eligibility for immigration benefits; Under the supervision of an attorney, provide application assistance to immigrants eligible for immigration benefits such as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Temporary Protected Status (TPS), naturalization, green card renewals, and others; Assist clients to obtain the documents necessary to apply for relief, fill out appropriate forms, and follow up with clients via phone, mail and email; Provide support to supervising immigration attorney handling more complex cases and make referrals to other legal service providers for complex cases that are beyond the scope of the program; Provide referrals for wraparound services; Participate in large-scale screening events and make appropriate referrals; Create and maintain physical and electronic files, including managing correspondence with clients and documenting correspondence with immigration and other agencies; and Manage data entry in internal and external data management systems and assist with generating reports.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree or professional and/community experience that may be the equivalent of or a substitute for a formal bachelor’s degree; Excellent and careful attention to detail; Effective communications skills, including written and verbal; Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; Ability and experience working with diverse individuals and communities; Ability to work in a fast?paced, high intensity environment; Flexible schedule and availability for occasional weekend work; Initiative and drive to learn and excel at the responsibilities described above.
Preferred: Fluency in a second language; Experience working as an immigration paralegal or advocate; and Demonstrated a commitment to social justice issues and experience working in a non-profit or community setting.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 2818

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
BronxWorks
60 E. Tremont Ave.
Bronx, NY 10453

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