Job Details

Legal Fellowship

Company name

Tahirih Justice Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 29,2018

Posted on

Mar 30,2018

Location

Baltimore, MD
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Legal Fellowship The Fellow will work in Baltimore office assisting vulnerable undocumented women in need of representation in humanitarian immigration matters. Will advance legal protections for immigrant women and girls who are fleeing gender-based harms such as domestic violence, other forms of physical and sexual violence, honor based violence and/or forced marriage, and human trafficking. Provide legal representation to immigrant women and girls in need of protection through the use of various available forms of relief for victims of gender-based violence including self-petitions under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the U visa for victims of crime, the T visa for victims of human trafficking, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status applications for unaccompanied minor victims and asylum protection for victims of gender-based persecution. Should be recent law school graduate or judicial law clerk or other law school sponsored fellowship program, to begin in the Fall of 2019. Familiarity with immigration law, including experience representing immigrant women in asylum, VAWA, SIJS, T visa, and/or U visa cases is essential. Experience working with survivors of trauma who are from diverse cultural background is essential. Excellent legal analysis, written and oral communication skill is essential. Spanish or French language skill is highly desired. Deadline: August 1, 2018.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, transcript, a list of three references, and an unedited writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Tahirih Justice Center
201 N Charles St.
Suite 920
Baltimore, MD 21201

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