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Immigration Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

New York Legal Assistance Group

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area


Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 08,2018

Posted on

Mar 07,2018

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Temporary Staff Attorney, Immigrant Protection Unit The candidate will represent immigrant clients on a variety of immigration matters at the USCIS, Immigration Courts and Board of Immigration Appeals with an emphasis on removal defense cases; Prepare filings of immigration applications for adjustment of status, citizenship, asylum, provisional waivers, VAWA self-petitions, U Visas, T Visas, SIJS, asylum applications, etc.; Prepare legal documents such as memos, motions, and appeals; Provide advice and consultation to immigrants in New York City, including at on-site clinical programs; Represent NYLAG at advocate meetings and community events. Admission to any state Bar is essential. Must have 2-3 years of immigration law experience. Fluency in another language, including Spanish or Mandarin, is preferred. Note: This is a temporary assignment to cover a maternity leave. The ideal candidate will begin work in April 2018 for an approximate six-month term (with possible extension).

Additional info

Requisition ID1070

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York Legal Assistance Group
450 West 33rd Street
11th Floor
New York City, NY 10001