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Bilingual Staff Attorney (youth And Children)

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 22, 2021

Valid Through

Feb 04, 2022

Posted on

Sep 14, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Newark, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Bilingual Staff Attorney (Youth and Children)
The candidate ‘will manage a caseload of defensive and affirmative matters involving unaccompanied children and similarly situated youth. Under the supervision of the Director, Immigrant & Refugee Services, the Staff Attorney is responsible for the following primary job duties: 1.) Providing direct representation for unaccompanied children and other youth: Conducting client interviews; Researching legal issues; Determining and implementing legal strategy; Drafting court filings, including pleadings, motions, and briefs; Drafting applications for immigration benefits; Appearing in immigration court and family court; Appearing for USCIS benefits interviews; Keeping detailed digital case notes and records; Reporting data on monthly/quarterly/annual basis and as otherwise required by funder; Conducting legal consultations and providing referrals; Conducting community outreach and education on topics of particular relevance to immigrant children and youth; Liaising with Children & Youth Case Worker to facilitate services; Performing other duties as determined by the supervisor. Required :?J.D. from an ABA accredited law school; Admission to practice law in New Jersey.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Catholic Charities of The Archdiocese of Newark .
1160 Raymond Boulevard
Suite 1
Newark, NJ 07102

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