Job Details

Staff Attorney Familybased Immigration

Company name

Latin American Association

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 03,2019

Valid Through

Dec 17,2019

Posted on

May 30,2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Atlanta, GA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Staff Attorney – Family-Based Immigration
The candidate will take interview and screen applicants for program eligibility. Will collect and organize appropriate and relevant evidence in support of client applications. Review application packets completed by program paralegals. Prepare appropriate forms in a thorough manner. Research immigration law, statutory and case law as required. Monitor changes in immigration laws as they affect clients. Provide translation services of client documentation where required. Prepare clients for and provide representation at USCIS interviews as required. Supervise paralegal, administrative staff, law student interns and volunteers. Maintain accurate and orderly records and files. Maintain and protect client confidentiality. Participate in community outreach programs, conduct presentations to key groups and organizations. Interface with other immigration advocates, attend meetings as assigned and represent the Immigration Legal Services Department as directed. Create reports as required. Comply with all program, grant and department policies and procedures. Perform other related duties and tasks as necessary or as assigned. Fluency in English AND Spanish is required. J.D. degree from an accredited law school required. Must be Member in good standing of bar of U.S. State. Must have previous supervisory experience. Must have 2 years of experience in immigration law with emphasis on family-based immigration. Must have strong written and oral advocacy skills. Must have good communication and interpersonal skills. Previous experience working in a non-profit or pro bono setting or with a legal services
organization is required.

Company info

Jennifer Hamamoto
Managing Director of Immigration Services
Latin American Association
2750 Buford Hwy.
Atlanta, GA 30324