Job Details

Immigration Legal Fellow

Company name

ACLU of New Hampshire

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Location

Concord, NH

Date Last Verified

Apr 14,2018

Posted on

Apr 13,2018
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Immigration Legal Fellow The Fellow will coordinate the affiliate's immigration advocacy. Will help set priorities, develop strategies, and build upon an existing immigration advocacy program. Develop a strategy for better supporting immigrants detained at the Strafford County House of Corrections. This may include coordinating or conducting legal orientation and legal intakes, recruiting, training and coordinating volunteers, and strengthening the existing network of advocates for detained immigrants in New Hampshire. Help coordinate pro-bono counsel to represent detained immigrants in bond hearings; organize the training and recruitment of such pro-bono counsel. Coordinate educational workshops on immigrant rights throughout the state of New Hampshire; identify additional potential partners in need of such training; and help train additional presenters who can lead such workshops. Create a consolidated program for in-state resources and referrals. Help identify opportunities and plaintiffs for impact litigation on immigration related issues. Should preferably have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Must have 2+ years of immigration law experience. Membership of any US Bar in good standing, strongly preferred. Fluency in Spanish is highly preferred. Should have a commitment to civil liberties and civil rights, as well as a personal approach that respects differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and socio-economic circumstance. Must have ability to travel in state. Application Deadline: May 31, 2018.

Additional info

Send letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and 3 professional references with 'Immigration Fellow' in the subject line. No phone calls.

Company info

Karen Rose
ACLU of New Hampshire
18 Low Avenue
Concord, NH 03301

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