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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Heartland Alliance For Human Needs & Human Rights

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area


Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Sep 12,2018

Posted on

May 16,2018

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Paralegal – Legal Protection Team The candidate conducts intake, research, case review, documentation preparation and other related tasks to support general operations and the work of staff and pro bono attorneys. Conducts intake, as assigned. Conducts legal and factual research. Assesses cases to determine eligibility. Conducts interviews with clients and witnesses. Drafts applications, affidavits, letters and/or legal pleadings and prepares supporting documentation. Prepares materials for submission to Department of Homeland Security, Immigration Court, or other entities as appropriate. Reviews, analyzes and presents cases to supervisor. Tracks individual cases and outcomes. Remains current on immigration law, policies and procedures. Maintains complete, thorough, accurate and current records in an organized fashion in accordance with legal standards, rules and ethics. Ensures the accuracy, substance and timeliness of statistical and narrative reports, projects, schedules and other relevant work products. Must have Bachelor’s degree with demonstrated experience working with immigrants, refugees and/or asylum seekers. Should preferably have 1+ year of experience working with these populations. Fluency in English and Spanish is required. Excellent writing, editing, organizational and computer skills are must.

Additional info

Req ID: 5093

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Heartland Alliance For Human Needs & Human Rights
208 South La Salle Street
Suite 1818
Chicago, IL 60601