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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, which may include clinic and/or legal internships. Any applicant who has been practicing in the field for 5+ years' post-JD Degree will be considered for the role of “Senior Staff Attorney”. Spanish language proficiency. Interpersonal and organizational skills of the highest caliber. 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.
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 collaborative team, including, 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.