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Years of Experience
ProfileChildren's Staff Attorney Duties: Handle caseload providing direct representation to unaccompanied immigrant children in immigration and state court proceedings; Supervise a legal assistant team in conducting legal screenings and providing other required legal services to unaccompanied immigrant children placed in shelters by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR); Conduct thorough intakes for clients on various forms of immigration relief including, but not limited to, Asylum and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status; Screen clients for trauma, abuse and trafficking; Make client referrals for additional services, as appropriate; Assume administrative responsibilities including timekeeping, case management and other tasks related to program compliance.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: JD Degree and be licensed or pending Bar results in the state of Texas ; Fluent in Spanish (written and verbal); Experience in immigration or family law; Experience working with children is a plus.
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Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES)
1305 N. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78212