Job Details

Childrens Staff Attorney

Company name

Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 10,2018

Posted on

Aug 09,2018

Salary

USD 47500 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

San Antonio, TX
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Immigration >> Immigration
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Profile

Children'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.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES)
1305 N. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78212

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