Job Details

Immigration Staff Attorney

Company name

Catholic Charities Atlanta

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Location

Atlanta, GA

Date Last Verified

Dec 07,2017

Posted on

Dec 06,2017
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Immigration Staff Attorney RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the accurate and confidential maintenance of client files, records and statistics. Responsible for participating in outreach activities and agency-wide events. Work well with volunteers and make them feel part of the team. Responsible for adhering to all pertinent agency/program policies and procedures. Responsible for intake and counseling for potential clients, and completing and filing all appropriate applications for clients. Conducting legal research to determine the appropriate course of action for potential clients. One day a week is spent doing immigration consultation and evaluating new potential clients to determine whether they have an immigration relief. One day a week is spent traveling to Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, GA and providing legal orientation to detainees. Monitoring changes in immigration law and implement them in giving advice to clients. Maintaining professional standards of competence through training and study.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Work with multicultural populations preferred. Graduate of an accredited law school and Georgia Bar admission (or Bar admission pending for someone who has taken the most recent Bar exam). Admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of Georgia, or applies for admission upon hiring. Fluent in Spanish. Course work in immigration law and/or previous immigration law work experience.

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