Staff Attorney

Full-time 12 views
Company US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) Location Richmond, CA, United States

Public Interest


Min 3 yrs required


May 18, 2022

Aug 31, 2022

Mar 28, 2022


Staff Attorney
Duties: Conducting intakes and providing legal consultations to determine eligibility for legal relief; Preparing and submitting immigration applications for the following: Family reunification petitions; Consular processing; Temporary Protected Status; DACA; Adjustment of Status; Asylum; Special Immigrant Status for Afghans and Iraqis; Special Immigrant Juvenile Status; Waivers of inadmissibility; and Additional benefits such as employment authorization documents, travel documents, renewal of permanent resident cards, Certificates of Citizenship, and FOIAs; Making appropriate referrals to other service providers and relevant community partners; Representing clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Executive Office for Immigration Review, and the Board of Immigration Appeals, including attending immigration interviews, immigration court hearings, and Infopass appointments; Assisting in the development of grants or contract proposals and reporting; Conducting outreach, leading trainings, and participating in networking activities; Providing functional supervision of the Legal Assistant; Maintaining bar membership through continuing legal education; and Other responsibilities as assigned by the Managing Attorney and Associate Director of Legal Services.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree with a valid license to practice law and 3+ years of immigration legal experience; Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong writing and demonstrated intercultural communication ability; Spanish-fluency preferred; High-level of proficiency in Outlook, MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel and database programs; Flexibility for occasional evening and community-based work required; Positive attitude and willingness to be part of a team and also work independently is desirable; and Demonstrated support of USCRI’s values by exhibiting respect for others, maintenance of confidential information and an appreciation of a multicultural workplace.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1658

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)
PO Box 5473
Richmond, CA 94805

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