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Legal Staff Paralegal in Omaha, NE

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Company name

Justice For Our Neighbors - Nebraska

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Immigration

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Omaha, NE

Posted on

Jan 23,2018

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Immigration Paralegal Assist in preparing family-based petitions, naturalization, humanitarian relief, and Immigration Court cases. Will also assist with outreach presentations, trainings, and workshops. Will assist the Staff Attorney with clinic operations. Will be under the supervision of the Executive Director and the Staff Attorney. Prepare immigration applications to be filed with USCIS and the Department of State, including family-based petitions, naturalization, adjustment of status, consular processing, waivers, DACA, U visas, asylum; Maintain files and update the case-tracking system; Meet with clients to prepare and review applications for filing; Translate documents between English and Spanish; Prepare documents and files for Immigration Court; Prepare client files for clinic, and work with clinic staff and volunteers at monthly legal clinics; Answer phone, maintain voicemail, and respond to messages; Schedule appointments for clinic and individual follow-up appointments; Collect and process in-coming mail and prepare packages for mailing; Perform other administrative duties as assigned by the Staff.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: 1+ year of recent paralegal experience in family based immigration, removal defense, and humanitarian relief are. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Strong organizational skills, ability to manage caseload, strict deadlines, and other tasks simultaneously. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and basic legal case management. Ability to pay keen attention to. Must be reliable and have a professional. Must be able to maintain confidential client. Should have a strong commitment to public interest law and to the enfranchisement and empowerment of immigrant communities.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Justice For Our Neighbors - Nebraska
2414 E Street
Omaha, NE 68107