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Immigration Attorney in Fall River, MA

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Company name

Catholic Social Services of Fall River Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Immigration

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Fall River, MA

Date Last Verified

Mar 30,2018

Posted on

Dec 08,2017

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Staff Immigration Attorney Duties: Maintain a significant independent caseload and will report directly to the Legal Director. Focus on family-based matters and will primarily represent clients before USCIS. Tasks will include meeting with clients, completing applications, attending interviews, and responding to government requests for evidence. The bulk of the caseload would consist of adjustment of status, TPS, consular processing and naturalization matters. Will be asked to help in the mentorship and supervision of members, interns and volunteers as needed. Will conduct outreach and community education to ensure access to services for underserved communities throughout Southeastern Massachusetts. Communicate and correspond with clients and other advocates in Spanish as well as in English. Will be expected to translate documents as needed.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must be admitted to state Bar (Massachusetts preferred). (An highly-experienced non-lawyer may also be considered). Fluency in written and spoken Spanish required. Must be well organized. Must exhibit cultural competency and respect for all. Must have strong analytical skills. Must exhibit ability to pay close attention to details. Must demonstrate ability to take initiative, work independently and in a busy collaborative environment. Must have strong understanding of, and commitment to, client confidentiality. Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Enthusiasm and commitment to serving low-income immigrant communities required. Preferred: Previous experience in community non-profit preferred. Previous experience in providing immigration legal services preferred. Additional language competency beyond Spanish and English would make for a particularly strong candidate.

Company info

Samantha Caton
Catholic Social Services of Fall River Inc.
1600 Bay Street
Fall River, MA 02724