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Immigration Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

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Company name

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Immigration

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

Jun 21,2018

Posted on

Feb 27,2018

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Staff Attorney The candidate will report director of Legal Services. Will provide affirmative immigration relief services; provide representation of clients in deportation proceedings and pursue community-based systemic reform and advocacy aimed at reforming unforgiving federal immigration laws. Will provide affirmative immigration relief services; provide representation of clients in deportation proceedings and pursue community-based systemic reform and advocacy aimed at reforming unforgiving federal immigration laws. Attend all Triage as scheduled to screen for potential clients; Primarily will be servicing families and victims with affirmative applications and non-detained removal defense cases; Will review criminal dispositions and analyze immigration consequences; Will give clients a clear analysis on their cases, relief options and next steps; Will explain initial and appeal processes and timelines; Will work closely with Senior Staff Attorneys to maximize case output; Will work diligently to file cases; Assist in training and supervising of paralegals as they prepare for DOJ accreditation; Support CHIRLA’s fundraising goals including annual fundraising drive and GALA activities; Other duties and responsibilities as necessary. Active membership in the California State Bar (preferred). Prior experience in immigration law required. Experience in assisting noncitizens apply for administrative relief strongly preferred. Must have experience working with underserved and diverse populations. Spanish fluency or high proficiency is required.

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Hiring Coordinator
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
2533 W. Third Street
Suite 101
Los Angeles, CA 90057