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Paralegal

Company name

New York Legal Assistance Group

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 20,2018
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Paralegal, Immigrant Protection Unit The candidate will be responsible for helping to mentor and coordinate work with junior paralegal staff while simultaneously maintaining a large caseload of various affirmative immigration cases. Applications for relief include: I-485 adjustment of status cases, I-130 Family based petitions, asylee and refugee adjustments, TPS applications, N400 applications for naturalization, and N600 applications for citizenship. Handle a large caseload of affirmative applications for relief before the USCIS. Responsible for assisting in the mentoring and/or training of less experienced paralegals and volunteers or students. Coordinate work assignments with other paralegals under the supervision of the Unit Director and Supervising Attorneys. Must have Bachelor’s degree. Should have 5+ years of paralegal work in Immigration Law, experience filing various affirmative applications and petitions. Former BIA accreditation is a plus, NYLAG will help candidate apply for BIA accreditation. Fluency in Spanish is needed.

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Requisition ID1068

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Hiring Coordinator
New York Legal Assistance Group
450 West 33rd Street
11th Floor
New York City, NY 10001

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