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ProfileImmigration Program Attorney The candidate will assist in representing clients before USCIS, the SF Asylum Office and limitedly in immigration court. Will provide legal research and writing; manages an individual caseload; conducts immigration information sessions for the immigrant community, media, and service providers; develops informational materials on immigration law; keeps abreast of changes in immigration law; engages in community building style of lawyering; assists with recruitment of and delegation of work to interns and volunteers; assists with government funding and other fundraising and ensures that legal immigration work is consistent with agency mission. Assist in intake screening and brief service for immigration program. Provide research in writing to Immigration Program Attorney to assist with removal and other proceedings in Immigration Court. Represent clients at USCIS interviews. Write motions, briefs, and BIA appellate briefs. Prepare applications for cancellation of removal, adjustment of status, asylum, NACARA, and naturalization, among others. Assist Immigration Program Attorney in obtaining information to provide immigration program staff, other staff, other agencies, volunteers and interns. Ensure that legal work is consistent with agency mission. Conduct immigration information sessions for the immigrant community, media, and service providers. Develop informational materials on immigration law. Keeps abreast of changes in immigration law. Assist in setting up the legal and case management systems for program operation within the unit. Assist in the overflow work of the program. Participate in organizing the community. Participate in committees as needed. Represent the agency to the community at community meetings, public events, and other forums. Must be fluent in Spanish and English. Should have strong research and writing skills. Interest in immigration law is preferred.
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Immigration Program Coordinator
La Raza Centro Legal, INC.
474 Valenzia Street
San Francisco, CA 94103