Job Details

Immigration Counselor

Company name

Catholic Charities-Diocese of Metuchen

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Feb 11, 2020

Valid Through

May 26, 2020

Posted on

Aug 18, 2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

New Brunswick, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Immigration Counselor
The candidate will represent and assist clients on family-based immigration legal matters and coordinate all aspects of the cases of assigned clients. Perform client intake, provide legal counsel, prepare and submit applications/petitions on behalf of clients for interviews at USCIS District Offices. Assist the implementation of the program’s promotional and advocacy strategies. Perform administrative tasks essential to the function of the program. Keep informed of development and changes on enforcement in immigration law and complete ongoing continuing legal education and training. Earn and maintain accreditation as an Accredited Representative the US Department of Justice Board of Immigration Appeals. Organize and present at immigration outreach and educational workshops.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have BA/BS with a minimum of 1 year experience working in immigration law. Requires the individual to earn accreditation as Accredited Representative by the BIA within six months of hire date. Must have knowledge of US immigration law, particularly through practice as an immigration paralegal, BIA Accredited Representative, Attorney or similar role preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) at a high proficiency level is required. Should have strong and persuasive writing and communication skills.

Additional info

Job Code: 21611

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Catholic Charities-Diocese of Metuchen
319 Maple Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

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