Immigration Attorney

Full-time 5 views
Company Refugee Services of Texas Location Dallas, TX, United States

Public Interest

Attorney

Full-time

Jun 22, 2022

Oct 05, 2022

Jun 10, 2022

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Immigration Attorney
The candidate will provide immigration counseling services to assist clients with applications for adjustment of status to lawful permanent resident, naturalization or citizenship, and assistance with obtaining disability and fee waivers. Supervise and support the Immigration Legal Assistant to conduct intakes, maintain case files, prepare paperwork, and applications. Create, maintain, and monitor systems that ensure programmatic and legal compliance. Provide periodic information sessions/workshops to eligible clients seeking assistance. Maintain a list of and coordinate with available volunteer and contract interpreters that may assist clients with USCIS interviews and other important meetings. Coordinate outreach to refugee and immigrant communities to ensure the clients know of the availability of citizenship and naturalization services. Participate local immigration services coalitions and task forces. Maintain database of immigration clients and service provided; ensure that accurate reporting occurs in a timely manner. Serve as a liaison by representing clients with the USCIS as needed. Attend trainings to acquire, develop and maintain skills and knowledge as needed to ensure good standing of BIA accreditation and ability to provide services. Make ESL and civics instruction referrals for clients as needed; maintain a list of available resources and organizations to provide ESL and civics instruction with their enrollment criteria, locations and hours of operation, etc. Work in collaboration with the RST Programs Department to ensure grant program compliance. Track ORR and fee-based service outputs and program income. Submit monthly reports to the Programs Department regarding program development, provision of services, program revenue, and associated outputs. Perform other duties as requested by the Senior Programs Director. Should be a licensed attorney. Attend training to acquire, develop and maintain skills and knowledge as needed to ensure the good standing of BIA accreditation and the ability to provide services. Familiarity with the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program and immigration procedures associated with immigrants and refugees. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written English, fluency in an additional language a significant plus. Computer proficient including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Refugee Services of Texas
9696 Skillman
Suite 320
Dallas, TX 75243
Phone: 214-821-4883
Fax: 214-821-4899

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