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Immigration Attorney

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Company Refugee Services of Texas Location Houston, TX, United States

Public Interest

Attorney

Full-time

Legal

Nov 08, 2022

Feb 21, 2023

Aug 16, 2022

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Immigration Attorney
The candidate will provide immigration counseling services to assist clients with Naturalization, Adjustment of Status, Employment Authorization Documents, TPS Status renewal, family reunification (I-730, I-130, AORs, etc.), Special Immigrant Visa related processes, including Chief of Mission Approval and I-360, Humanitarian Parole, adjustment of status, etc. Will supervise and support the Legal Assistant to conduct intakes, maintaining case files, and prepare paperwork, and applications. Create, maintain, and monitor systems that ensure programmatic, legal, and ethical compliance. Provide periodic information sessions/workshops to eligible clients seeking assistance. Maintain a list of and coordinate with available volunteer and contract interpreters that may assist clients with USCIS interviews and other important meetings. Coordinate outreach to refugee and immigrant communities to ensure the clients know of the availability of services. Participate in local immigration services coalitions and task forces. Maintain database of immigration clients and services provided; ensure that accurate reporting occurs in a timely manner. Serve as a liaison by representing clients with the USCIS as needed. Attend training to acquire, develop and maintain skills and knowledge as needed to ensure state bar compliance and ability to provide services. Make ESL and civics instruction referrals for clients as needed; maintain a list of available resources and organizations to provide ESL and civics instruction with their enrollment criteria, locations and hours of operation, etc. Work in collaboration with the RST Programs Department to ensure grant program compliance. Track grant-based and fee-based service outputs and program income. Submit monthly reports to the Programs Department regarding program development, provision of services, program revenue, and associated outputs. Perform other duties as requested by the Immigration Director.



Qualification and Experience

The candidate should be a Licensed attorney. Texas Bar admittance is not required if admittance from another state exists. Familiarity with the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program and immigration procedures associated with immigrants and refugees is required. Must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written English, fluency in an additional language is a significant plus. Must be Computer proficient including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook) as well as Google calendar. Familiarity with the Innovation Law Lab immigration database is a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Refugee Services of Texas
9696 Skillman
Suite 320
Dallas, TX 75243

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