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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileImmigration Staff Attorney Temporary
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: Admission (or eligibility for admission) to practice law in New York State or the possibility of waiving into the state. 2+ years of immigration legal practice experience. Any applicant who has been practicing in the field for 5+ years' post-Juris Doctor will be considered for the role of “Senior Staff Attorney”. Experience with populations that make up major portions of Make the Road’s membership – such as documented and undocumented immigrants, individuals facing domestic violence, members of TGNCIQ communities, those who have experienced the criminal legal system, and youth. Interest in supporting community organizing, campaigns, and policy and advocacy initiatives. Desire to work collaboratively. Spanish language proficiency. Interpersonal and organizational skills of the highest caliber. Preferences: Relevant lived experience, including, but not limited to, having been a member of a low-income, immigrant community. Experience with community organizing . Expertise in a specific area of value to our collaborative team, including, but not limited to, the Department of Homeland Security’s use of tech, the intersections between workers and immigration issues, and the intersections between education/youth and immigration issues. Excellent writing skills. Spanish language fluency. A sense of humor.
Requisition ID: 1045. Send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample.
Make the Road New York
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Brooklyn, NY 11237