Job Details

Senior Attorney

Company name

Americans for Immigrant Justice

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Miami, FL

Posted on

Apr 04,2018
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Senior Attorney The candidate will represent unaccompanied immigrant children in complex legal matters, and provide mentoring and support to staff attorneys. Will work closely with the Children's Legal Program Director to develop complex legal and advocacy strategies, mentor staff attorneys, and engage with stakeholders. Provide direct representation to unaccompanied minors before the USCIS, EOIR, Board of Immigration Appeals, and in Florida state court child welfare proceedings. Help build and maintain effective relationships with public and private legal and social service organizations. Contribute to local and national advocacy efforts on behalf of unaccompanied minors.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Law degree with Bar membership. Florida admission preferred. Must have 5+ years of experience assisting immigrants and asylum seekers in their claims for relief before immigration authorities. Experience working with unaccompanied immigrant children preferred. Demonstrated commitment to defending the legal rights of immigrants is required. Bilingual Spanish skills are required.

Additional info

Submit resume, writing sample, and references. No phone calls.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Americans for Immigrant Justice
3000 Biscayne Blvd,
Suite 400,
Miami, FL 33137

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