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Immigrants’ Rights Attorney Duties: Handle a caseload of immigration law matters (U visas, T visas, VAWA petitions, and possibly DACA, SIJS, and TPS matters) and provide advice and representation to members of D.C.’s immigrant communities across a wide range of legal services practice areas, helping to promote family stability through litigation or negotiation of agreements regarding custody and support of children for immigrant parents, as well as handling housing, consumer, and public benefits matters as appropriate. In addition, the staff attorney will engage in community organizing and education, conduct interviews of prospective clients, and work on systemic advocacy efforts related to the protection of immigrants’ rights. Will represent and conduct outreach and training to immigrants regardless of their immigration status. Aid’s immigrants’ rights attorney will primarily work out of Aid’s central office and may also work and conduct initial applicant interviews out of a community office.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have: 2-3 years of experience in immigration law and/or serving the legal needs of immigrant communities required; Strong litigation, organizational, communication, and leadership skills; The ability to work collaboratively with other staff; A demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice; Experience in other legal services, including family law, housing, consumer, or public benefits strongly preferred; and Bilingual fluency in Spanish required.
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