Job Details

Childrens Program Staff Attorney

Company name

Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


San Antonio, TX

Date Last Verified

Mar 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 24,2018
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Immigration >> Immigration
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Children’s Program Staff Attorney Duties: Handle caseload providing direct representation to unaccompanied immigrant children in immigration and state court proceedings; Supervise a legal assistant team in conducting legal screenings and providing other required legal services to unaccompanied immigrant children placed in shelters by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR); Conduct thorough intakes for clients on various forms of immigration relief including, Asylum and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status; Screen clients for trauma, abuse and trafficking; Make client referrals for additional services, as appropriate; Assume administrative responsibilities including timekeeping, case management and other tasks related to program compliance.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Eligible applicants will satisfy each of the following criteria: JD Degree and be licensed or pending Bar results in the state of Texas ; Fluent in Spanish (written and verbal); Experience in immigration or family law; Experience working with children is a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES)
1305 N. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78212

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