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Immigration Attorney in York, PA

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Company name

Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Immigration

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

York, PA

Date Last Verified

Jul 29,2018

Posted on

Jul 28,2018

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Supervising Attorney Duties: Manage ISP Attorney/DOJ Accredited Representatives; oversee south central PA client caseload and supervise all non-client matters; assist in recruitment and training of staff, interns, volunteers, and other staff as needed. Provide legal supervision for ISP client caseload of foreign-born victims; ISP staff provides immigration legal assistance and representation to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and other similar crimes leveraging the protections allowed in law through VAWA, T-Visas, U-Visas, and related forms of relief. Provide direct legal services to immigrant survivors with own caseload. Provide information to victims about victim rights, victim compensation benefits, and the criminal justice system. Refer clients to victim service agencies and other community resources, as needed. Conduct outreach in south central PA through participation in relevant community and stakeholder meetings and through participation in legal clinics as needed; Maintain and cultivate relationships with program partners, governmental agencies, nonprofit providers, and other stakeholders. Provide training opportunities and CLEs, technical assistance, and mentoring to volunteer attorneys, as needed. Work closely with the ISP Project Director, Development Manager, and Executive Director to ensure compliance with contract and grant requirements for Center’s Programs.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law degree and licensed to practice law before the Bar of any state in the U.S. 3+ years’ experience in immigration law required. Experience in employee training, supervision, delegation, and conflict management preferred. Fluency in Spanish (both written and verbal) required; will consider candidates bilingual in language other than Spanish. Experience with forms of relief under immigration law (particularly in VAWA, T- Visas, and U-Visas) for the immigrant survivor population preferred. Prior experience working with survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault preferred. Passion for center's mission and demonstrated commitment to immigration issues and public interest law. Strong time management and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to plan in changing environment. Goal-oriented with ability to take initiative with planning, coordinating and leading program on logistics and vision. Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks without extensive supervision. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent legal research and writing skills.
DEADLINE: June 29, 2018

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Company info

Elizabeth Miller
Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center
Annex Building, Suite I 112 Pleasant Acres Road
P.O. Box 20339
York, PA 17402