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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileStaff Attorney The candidate will direct the companyâ€™s New Americans Campaign program to assist lawful permanent residents through the naturalization process. Coordinate and attend outreach events to promote U.S. citizenship and the NAC in metropolitan D.C. Conduct information sessions regarding the benefits of U.S. citizenship and the NAC in metropolitan D.C. Recruit and train pro bono attorneys and law students on the citizenship process to assist at monthly citizenship application workshops. Coordinate and conduct citizenship application workshops in metropolitan D.C. Maintain partnerships with local government, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations and other entities to promote U.S. citizenship and the NAC. Represent individuals seeking U.S. citizenship at USCIS. Attend bi-annual NAC conference.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have 1-3 years of experience in the practice of immigration law. Licensed to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction is required. License to practice in D.C., Maryland or Virginia preferred. Must have demonstrated commitment in public interest law and social justice advocacy, experience working with immigrants, low-income individuals and those with limited English proficiency, and with a legal services organization highly desirable. Experience working with Asian immigrants and fluency in an Asian language, particularly Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese), Korean, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Hindi or Urdu strongly preferred.
Submit a cover letter detailing interest in the position and work experience, along with a rÃ©sumÃ©, brief writing sample (5-10 pages), and three professional references.
Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center
1012 14th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005