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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
ProfileStaff Attorney The candidate will work on a team to provide unaccompanied children 'Know Your Rights' presentations at shelters, individual intakes, pre-court counseling sessions, and representation in front of the immigration court, family court, and USCIS. Position includes extensive client contact with youth, including indigenous youth and youth who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect or other emotional and physical trauma. It requires significant time in state court and in immigration court. Participate in outreach activities and collaborative projects within a national network of legal service providers for unaccompanied immigrant children.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must be licensed to practice law in Arizona (or willing to take Arizona Bar exam), or eligible to waive into practice in Arizona (have 2 years of good standing in another State Bar or have received a score of 273 or greater on the Universal Bar Exam). Should have demonstrated a strong commitment to immigration issues. Experience with immigration law, family law, working with teenagers, and/or survivors of trauma is a plus. Fluency or advanced proficiency in Spanish is required.
Send letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and 3 professional references with 'Staff Attorney - Children's Program' in the subject line.
Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project
2901 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85012