Job Details

Immigration Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Apr 12, 2021

Valid Through

Jul 26, 2021

Posted on

Oct 18, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Hempstead, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Profile

Immigration Attorney
The candidate will represent immigrant youth and family units in all aspects of removal defense before the NY Immigration Court, including pleadings; motion practice; preparing applications for humanitarian and/or collateral relief; and trial preparation. Represent immigrant youth and adults seeking guardianship & special findings orders for SIJS before the Nassau & Suffolk County Family Courts. Meet with clients and additional witnesses to develop removal defense case theories, strategies, and declarations in support of applications for relief. Represent unaccompanied minors in affirmative asylum applications before the NY Asylum Office. Draft Notices of Appeal filed with the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). File affirmative applications with USCIS, to include I-360s and I-485s. Draft & file responses to USCIS NOIDs & RFEs, as well as appeals to the AAO. Conduct informal advocacy with ICE & EOIR officials. Attend all staff meetings and provide guidance and/or information relevant to CARECEN staff and communities. Maintain detailed case notes on individual caseload. Maintain detailed records and reporting data for relevant grants and/or organizational case management. Perform other duties as assigned. Must have Admitted and in good standing to practice of law in the State of New York. J.D. required plus 2+ years of experience in immigration law, law school experience will be considered. Should have excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills. Must be fluent in Spanish and English, fluency in other languages a plus.

Additional info

Send a detailed cover letter, resume, and three (3) references.

Company info

Becca Reed
Chief Operations Officer
Central American Refugee Center - NY
91 N. Franklin Street, Ste. 208
Hempstead, NY 11550

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