Immigration Staff Attorney Temporary
Responsibilities: Providing individualized assistance to clients currently in removal proceedings or eligible for immigration relief, in a broad range of categories including SIJ, Asylum, U/T Nonimmigrant Status, and Cancellation of Removal, including representing individuals in immigration, family and federal district court. Assisting in community education efforts, including through the creation of written materials, KYR presentations... read more
Temporary Staff Attorney
Duties: Investigate and develop potential new cases, including corresponding with and meeting with potential clients, conducting research, finding and reviewing records, and drafting demand letters. Develop litigation strategy, manage relationships with co-counsel, perform legal research, and draft or edit briefs. Support legal services project, including reviewing inquiries, researching local and state laws, policies, and procedures, and crafting ... read more
Associate Attorney - Immigration Practice
Duties: Providing direct representation to survivors in Immigration Law matters, including Violence Against Women Act Self Petitions, Battered Spouse Waivers, Adjustment of Status Applications, U visas, T visas, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Asylum, and Cancellation of Removal applications Engaging clients with safety planning and trauma-informed advocacy, including by connecting clients to MSP’s holistic range of supportiv... read more
The candidate will be supervising three staff attorneys, a pro extern, a social worker, and a paralegal and supporting other staff in handling immigration matters as needed. Maintaining a limited caseload that includes advising and representing immigrants in cases filed with federal administrative bodies (USCIS, EOIR), family court, federal district, and appellate courts. Mentoring pro bono counsel on various types of immigration cases. Collaborating...
Director, Immigrants' Rights and Advocacy Project
The candidate will supervises and mentors an interdisciplinary team of three staff attorneys, a pro bono extern, a social worker, and a paralegal while maintaining a limited caseload. The Immigration Director manages case intake in a way that both meets our goals and considers the staff’s needs. The team looks to the Director for leadership, guidance, and support to fight for our clients. In addition to supervising and re...
STAFF ATTORNEY – IMMIGRATION
The candidate must be admission to the New York State Bar; A minimum of two years’ experience practicing in Immigration Law as an attorney or equivalent experience; Demonstrated commitment to public interest work; Excellent written, oral and analytical skills; Fluency in Spanish; Excellent organizational skills; Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently as well as collaboratively in a team setting; Experience working wi...
Attorney - Family Law/Immigration
The candidate will be interviewing clients, providing advice, brief services and assessment for representation to new clients. Advising and representing survivors of domestic violence (intimate partner violence) in family law and matrimonial cases in New York County Family Court, Supreme and Integrated Domestic Violence Courts. Participation in the Upper Manhattan Domestic Violence Services Collaborative and related events. Collaborate wit...
Immigration Legal Director
The Candidate will be responsible to oversee and manage the Legal Department, ensuring that clients are receiving the highest quality and professional legal representation. Provide supervision and guidance to members of the Legal Team on their cases. Coordinate and manage caseloads. Provide legal representation to clients in removal proceedings. Participate in Know-Your-Rights trainings and community events as needed. Testify before relevant gove...
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The candidate will be providing direct services to a caseload of 10-15 indigent clients. Will be negotiating with agencies to change policies impacting our immigrant or incarcerated community members. Drafting “Know Your Rights” materials plus conducting trainings for community members and service providers. Supervising legal interns. Collaborating with SRLP’s Movement Building Team by submitting writs of habeas corpus for incarcerated members, coord...
Part-Time Legal Consultant
The candidate will be providing direct services to a caseload of 10-15 indigent clients. Will be negotiating with agencies to change policies impacting our immigrant or incarcerated community members. Drafting “Know Your Rights” materials plus conducting trainings for community members and service providers. Supervising legal interns. Collaborating with SRLP’s Movement Building Team by submitting writs of habeas corpus for incarcerated memb...
Staff Attorney, Immigrants’ Rights Project
Responsibilities: Identify and develop new litigation and other advocacy projects by conducting factual, legal and strategic analysis, and devising relevant theories and materials. Litigate immigrants’ rights cases, including legal research; fact development; working with clients; drafting pleadings, briefs and legal memoranda; engaging in discovery and motion practice; and conducting evidentiary hearings and oral arguments in...
Civil Practice Supervising Attorney
DUTIES: Assist in the direct supervision and mentoring of staff attorneys, paralegals, and volunteers who work predominantly with non-detained immigrants in removal proceedings, including but not limited to immigrants with criminal convictions, asylum seekers, adults with children, and unaccompanied minors, as well as with affirmative immigration benefits applications before USCIS. Assist in monitoring and maintaining a high standard of ...
Interim Staff Attorney
Duties: Oversee paralegals to ensure the provision of high quality intakes and legal orientations for unaccompanied children residing in immigration detention facilities. Review legal screenings conducted by paralegals to determine children’s preliminary eligibility for immigration relief. Make “friend-of-the-court” appearances on the juvenile detained docket in New York Immigration Court on behalf of detained children. Enter representation in ...
The candidate to join Immigration Legal Team, supporting Brooklyn and Staten Island membership. Responsibilities will Include: Managing high-volume community intake (including prompt follow-up, screening, referrals, clinic scheduling, organizer communication, and data management); Supporting the offices' immigration attorneys in their case work (including through evidentiary collection, research, filings, and client communication; Managing a caseload... read more
Senior Staff Attorney, Non-Citizen Client Project
The candidate will be reviewing pertinent criminal and immigration court client records to assess the immigration consequences of client convictions; Establishing and improving internal protocols for the office’s holistic representation of non-citizen clients; Providing support for and advice to other attorneys regarding the immigration consequences of criminal convictions and the general needs of our non-citizen clients;... read more
Director of Legal Services
The candidate reporting to one of Deputy Executive Directors, will lead a team of talented program directors who oversee the work of over 40 staff who focus primarily on the direct representation of refugees and other displaced people worldwide, mentoring pro bono teams of attorneys and students in direct representation, and other projects. Will provide direct supervision to the U.S. Legal Services Director, the Middle East Director, the Director... read more