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Immigration Attorney in Falls Church, VA

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Company name

USDOJ Executive Office for Immigration Review

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Job Type


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Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Falls Church, VA

Date Last Verified

Apr 02,2018

Posted on

Mar 14,2018

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Assistant Director for Policy, ES 00 Duties: The candidate will establish and direct the activities of the Communications and Legislative Affairs Division, Planning Analysis and Statistics Division, Legal Education and Research Services Division, and the Immigration Law Division. Will provide executive leadership, direction, and operational support in accomplishing EOIR's strategic goals and mission. Advisor to the Director and Deputy Director of EOIR in the following areas; strategic planning and data analysis; the review and coordination of all regulations promulgated by EOIR and its components to facilitate EOIR's statutory and compliance requirements; directing EOIR communication efforts, including preparation for non-budgetary congressional hearings and/or meetings as well as internal communication efforts; directs the team responsible for and associated legal training programs and research efforts; and overall identification, development, drafting, and standardization of agency priorities and policies. Directing the communication and formulation of agency priorities and policies as the Assistant Director for Policy. Formulating strategic plans for the execution of integrated processes of communicating data, programs, and policies that effectively present statutory and regulatory goals. Leading management in the evaluation of existing EOIR policies to determine currency and relevance to agency operational programs, assessing the necessary resources required and the proper approach for revision and implementation. Anticipating and advising on policy implications and issues. Formulating the direction and directs programs of the Communications and Legislative Affairs Division, the Policy Analysis and Statistics Division, the Legal Education and Research Services Division, and the Immigration Law Division. Providing oversight and continuity in the development, standardization and archiving of agency priorities and policies and the development and deliverance of legal education and training efforts.

Qualification and Experience

Education: Must have LL.B. or a JD degree and be an active member of the Bar, duly licensed and authorized to practice law as an attorney under the laws of a U.S. state, territory, Puerto Rico or the District of Columbia (include the date of your admission to the bar) Must submit proof of bar membership

Experience: Must have 7+ years at the time the application is submitted with 1+ year of experience at a level equivalent to the GS-15 in the Federal service.

Should have demonstrated expert knowledge of immigration law to ensure that study/compliance/policy matters are sufficiently probed; meet statutory and compliance requirements; comprise innovative: analysis; of critical, difficult, and unprecedented issues and matters, and provide authoritative answers; to questions related to immigration law practice, and procedure, regulations, and compliance.

Deadline: 04/12/2018

Additional info

Announcement number: EOIR-18-0029. Control number: 493526400. Apply online. No emails.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
USDOJ Executive Office for Immigration Review
5107 Leesburg Pike
Suite 2300
Falls Church, VA 22041
Phone: 816-426-5706