Immigration Staff Attorney
Duties: Provide legal representation to individuals in Georgia in their removal proceedings before the Atlanta Immigration Court; Provide direct representation of in-office clients before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services; Independently manage a caseload of immigration services, including: family petitions, naturalization applications, asylum, U visa, VAWA, and adjustment of status with applicable waivers, motions to reopen...
Duties: Provide legal representation to individuals currently detained in Georgia in their removal proceedings before the Atlanta Immigration Court; Independently manage a caseload of removal defense claims for immigration relief, including but not limited to: in bond and parole proceedings, asylum, withholding of removal, relief under the Convention Against Torture, U visa, VAWA, and adjustment of status with applicable waivers, motions to reopen, and in ap...
Southern Environmental Law Center Summer Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship
Fellow can expect to do research and writing on litigation or other environmental advocacy in a substantive area as well as on diversity in the workplace. Research may include federal and state environmental statutes and regulations, procedural and evidentiary issues as well as legal and non-legal research on diversity. In addition to research and writing, the Fellow will also participate in strate...
Staff Attorney - Immigrant Justice Project
The candidate will provide support to the Senior Staff Attorneys through each stage of litigation on each case. Implement immigrant justice work, using all possible tools, including litigation, legislative campaigns, and public advocacy to advance the rights of immigrants. Identify otherwise overlooked policy and legal avenues and arguments to weaken and eliminate policies and practices that threaten the rights of immigrant commun...
Senior Staff Attorney
Duties: Work is currently focused in three areas: Immigration Enforcement: Center fights to end illegal or unfair apprehension and detention of immigrants, including the policies and practices of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and local law SPLC utilizes impact litigation and legislative strategies to seek systemic changes in unjust policies and practices in this area. Recently expanded its work with th...
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Interim Legal Director
The candidate would (1) share these commitments and articulate and implement them in the legal department; (2) inspire and motivate a diverse collection of professionals to push our vital work forward on behalf of the communities and values that motivate our work; and (3) support leadership and staff in creating the institutional changes need as the organization prepares to enter its second half-century. Responsibilities:
Oversee Legal Department’...
The candidate will be providing legal orientation to immigrants detained at Irwin County Detention Center. Will undergo an intensive training in immigration law, leading towards direct representation of a limited number of detainees. Must be an active member of the bar of the highest court of any state or territory in the United States, Georgia is preferred. Fluency in Spanish is required, as well as prior experience or coursework in immigration law. Mu...
Duties: Work in a legal team that uses impact litigation and policy advocacy as its primary tools to pursue justice and equal rights, the new attorneys will implement immigrants’ rights work using all possible tools, including litigation, legislative campaigns, and public advocacy to protect and advance the rights of immigrants across the South and the nation. Response to the increased demand to protect those whose civil rights are being threatened. Under ...
Policy Counsel, Immigrant Justice - Regional
The candidate will be responsible for building multi-strategy state and local campaigns to advance Center’s Immigrant Justice policy objectives in the Southeast. Oversee Center’s immigrants’ rights policy work in our states by developing and supporting policy campaigns to fight back against ICE enforcement, get ICE out of jails, reduce discrimination based on immigration status, and support other Center immigrant justice g...