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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
ProfileStaff Attorney The candidate will provide legal assistance to community members through: direct representation; individual consultations; self-help assistance in the form of community workshops and legal clinics; and community education. Will focus on providing legal representation in various matters, but focusing on: defending individuals in removal proceedings; representing victims of violent crimes in applying for immigration benefits (including self-petitions, U visas, T visas and other forms of relief; and representing community members seeking immigration status through family visa petitions. May be assigned work relating to other immigration matters as needed. Work closely with other staff members and community partners in the Eastern and Central Washington regions in conducting outreach and community education, and providing individual consultations to persons who may be eligible for immigration benefits. Provide direct representation to persons in removal proceedings; Provide direct representation to persons submitting affirmative applications with USCIS; Conduct presentations, workshops, legal clinics and individual consultations in Spanish and English; Provide support to other NWIRP staff on cases; Perform administrative tasks related to grant reporting and other requirements; Participate in NWIRP’s outreach, community education and development efforts; and Perform other tasks as required and directed by supervisory staff.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have a Law degree. \Admission to the Bar of any state in the U.S. (will consider a law graduate planning on taking the next bar examination) is needed. Must have demonstrated commitment to immigrant rights and willingness to support the mission, vision and values. Fluency in Spanish is required. should have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must have strong organizational skills and ability to work independently. Proficiency in use of web-based software, MS Word and MS Excel is needed.
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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project.
37 S. Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, WA 98801