Job Details

Immigration Staff Attorney

Company name

Urban Justice Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Years of Experience

1-4 yrs required


New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 01,2018

Posted on

Feb 28,2018
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Immigration Staff Attorney The candidate will work with and on behalf of victims of domestic violence. DVP’s mission is to help victims of domestic violence and children live free of violence and abuse. Will work in training, oversight of interns and volunteers, mentorship of pro bono attorneys on Immigration matters and relief; conduct outreach and education throughout NYC; work closely with DV shelters to build a continuum of care post abuse; maintain and foster collaborative relationships with other CBOs and provide monthly legal clinics in the community; maintain statistics and funding requirements as needed. Must have 1-4 years of immigration experience. Admission to US State or DC Bar mandatory. Fluent in Spanish, Arabic or Mandarin is preferred. Knowledge and understanding of domestic violence and trauma is essential. Proficiency working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles is essential. Strong organizational and administrative skill is essential.

Additional info

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Company info

Joy Ziegeweid
Supervising Immigration Attorney
Urban Justice Center
123 William Street
16th Floor
New York City, NY 10038

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