Immigration Staff Attorney

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Company La Raza Centro Legal, INC. Location San Francisco, CA, United States

Public Interest

Attorney

Full-time

May 12, 2022

Aug 25, 2022

Jul 07, 2021

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Immigration Staff Attorney
The candidate will represent clients in removal proceedings. The attorney will be required to manage an individual caseload, respond to the San Francisco Rapid Response immigration hotline, contribute to community outreach events and presentations, complete grant reporting, assist with fundraising efforts, recruit, and supervise pro bono attorneys, and other tasks. Prepare applications for asylum, SIJS, U Visa, T Visa, and other avenues of relief from deportation. Prepare and submit filings for applicants in San Francisco Immigration Court in accordance with the EOIR Practice Manual. Attend immigration clinics and conduct intake screenings. Represent clients at asylum office interviews. Write motions, briefs, and BIA appellate briefs, as needed. Ensure that legal work is consistent with agency mission. Conduct know-your-rights presentations and information sessions. Develop informational materials on immigration law. Represent La Raza Centro Legal at various coalition meetings. Attend team meetings. Assist with funding reporting requirements. Assist with case management systems. Assist in the overflow work of the program. Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings. Assist with fundraising and grant writing for the agency. Represent the agency to the community at meetings, public events, media outreach, and other forums. Fluent, bilingual and biliterate, in Spanish and English. J.D. and licensed in good standing in any of the 50 states or Puerto Rico; CA bar admission is a plus. Strong research and writing skills. Attention to detail. Interest in immigration law and passionate about issues affecting immigrants. Sensitivity to working with children and survivors of trauma.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
La Raza Centro Legal, INC.
474 Valenzia Street
Suite 295
San Francisco, CA 94103

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