Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Eloy, AZ

Date Last Verified

Apr 19,2018

Posted on

Mar 15,2018
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Legal Assistant The candidate will work on a team with attorneys to provide pro bono legal services to detained men and women in ICE custody in Eloy. The legal assistiant will conduct client intake interviews, provide regular bond workshops, assist with applications for relief from removal, and help prepare individuals for their final immigration court hearings both 1-on-1 and in group workshop settings. Maintains own caseload and is also responsible for scheduling client visits, daily case management, obtaining and preparing supporting documentation including country conditions and legal research, communicating with family members, and supporting attorneys with legal cases as needed. Also responsible for data entry and preparing monthly statistics for grant reporting purposes. Fluency in Spanish is required. Should have demonstrated commitment to immigrant rights, social justice, or human rights issues and who are comfortable working in a detained setting. Prior work or internship experience in immigration rights, human rights, criminal justice, or in a nonprofit legal services setting is a plus. Must have excellent organizational, communication, and writing skills.

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Send a letter of interest, resume, and 3 professional references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project
300 S Main Street
PO Box 654
Florence, AZ 85232

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