Job Details

Immigration Staff Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 12, 2021

Valid Through

Nov 25, 2021

Posted on

Jan 30, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 52000 to 60000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Boston, MA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Immigration Staff Attorney
Responsibilities: Provide sexual assault survivors with comprehensive legal consultations, representation, and referrals. Represent survivors of sexual violence on immigration remedies including U visas, VAWA self-petitions, T visas, battered spouse waivers, adjustments of status, petitions for work authorization, as well as privacy, safety, and limited criminal justice system advocacy. Participate in weekly intake and case assessment meetings as well as organization-wide immigration team meetings. Conduct strategic outreach to community partners throughout Massachusetts. Train, mentor, and support pro bono attorneys representing VRLC clients. Participate in the collection of accurate client services data collection. Work collaboratively with a team of lawyers.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Admitted to practice law in Massachusetts for 2+ years and in good standing; 5+ years preferred. Immigration law experience (VAWA/U/T/Asylum experience preferred). Bilingual Spanish, Portuguese, or Haitian Creole (oral and written skills). Experience working with trauma survivors and marginalized communities (e.g. LGBTQ, communities of color, people with disabilities, youth).
Preferred Qualifications: Courtroom experience.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. No phone calls please.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Victim Rights Law Center .
115 Broad Street
3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02110

   

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