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Immigration Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

Safe Passage Project

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Immigration

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Apr 23,2018

Posted on

Feb 06,2018

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Staff Attorney Candidate will mentor pro bono attorneys in providing legal representation in immigration and other related proceedings, including cases involving asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status,and other forms of immigration relief. Will maintain a small direct caseload. Will be part of Project’s City team. Supervise and mentor pro bono attorneys with Safe Passage Project; Screen immigrant children and assist in the Organization and Management of Safe Passage Project’s legal screenings; Provide some direct representation of Safe Passage Project clients; Provide detailed and regular reporting statistics on each mentored and direct case.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree and admission to New York State Bar required; 2+ years of relevant family or immigration law experience; Experience as a litigator is a plus; Fluency in Spanish is required; Excellent written, analytical, oral, organizational and time management skills; Experience working with diverse communities(preferred); Experience working with children (preferred). Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on an interdisciplinary team in a fast-paced, high intensity environment; Must be ready to grow and learn with the Safe Passage Project team.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, and three references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Safe Passage Project
New York Law School
185 West Broadway
New York City, NY 10013
Phone: 212-324-6558
Fax: 347-368-2213