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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
ProfileTemporary Attorney The candidate will provide direct legal services in the form of VAWA/U Visa/T Visa applications and/or VAWA Cancellation to victims of domestic violence, torture and other serious crimes who are in removal proceedings; Travel regularly to Adelanto and other local detention facilities to conduct intake and meet with clients; Develop appropriate intake systems a. participate in regular meetings with community members; Outreach to immigrant communities both in detention and in the community; Conduct trainings and outreach to community based organizations and community groups; Coordinate with other assistance organizations in the area by implementing partner meetings to assure appropriate and efficient coverage of services; and Recruit, train, and supervise volunteer attorneys and law students.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have active membership in the California State Bar. Fluency in Spanish is essential. Administrative experience in immigration matters before USCIS and EOIR is needed. Litigation experience in immigration court preferred, detention experience a plus. Experience filing administrative immigration applications such as U Visa, VAWA, T Visa applications; experience with VAWA Cancellation a plus.
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
1102 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019