Duties: Providing services. Work closely with NY based legal staff to conduct in depth immigration legal screenings, provide application assistance to clients eligible for straightforward affirmative relief, including adjustments of status, TPS, naturalization, green card renewals, family-based visa petitions and removal of conditions for eligible lawful permanent residents. She/He/They will motivate and inspire a small and highly talented staff and es... 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
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... 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;...
Immigration Staff Attorney
Candidate will have the unique opportunity to train and build powerful relationships with healthcare staff, including doctors, social workers, and psychologists that can provide critical assistance in immigration and health-related advocacy. Must have: 2-3 years of post-admission immigration law experience in family-based immigration, adjustment of status, naturalization, U/T Visas, VAWA, TPS, and asylum; Demonstrated interest in working with low...
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...
The candidate will represent immigrant youth and family units in all aspects of removal defense before the NY Immigration Court, including pleadings; motion practice; preparing applications for humanitarian and/or collateral relief; and trial preparation. Represent immigrant youth and adults seeking guardianship & special findings orders for SIJS before the Nassau & Suffolk County Family Courts. Meet with clients and additional witnesses to develop rem...
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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...
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 supportive...
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...
Managing Attorney – Detained Minors Project
The candidate will represent young people in immigration and also be responsible for all aspects of the team’s performance, including supervision, performance, and grant compliance. Will manage a team of attorneys, paralegals, social workers and administrative assistants, interns and volunteers. Oversee the team’s grant compliance, including data gathering, deliverables, reporting, and audits. Coordinate with partners in th...
Immigration Supervising Attorney –
The candidate will focus on the Center’s immigration practice and represent young people in immigration matters before family and immigration court. Supervise junior attorneys, fellows, paralegals, social workers and administrative assistants. Facilitate internal and external referrals to education, health care, and other services. Lead initiatives advancing the legal rights of youth and facilitate opportunities for youth engagement. ...
The candidate reports to: Manager, Legal Program. Screen and provide direct representation, brief services, referrals, and consultations for orders of protection, custody, visitation, child support, and uncontested divorces. Screen and provide representation on related VAWA, BSW, U visa, T visa, and other immigration applications (willing to train). Handle case work of 80% family law and 20% immigration. Work with Advocates and other staff and volunteers to ... read more
Immigration Staff Attorney
Candidate will provide free legal representation to individuals incarcerated in New York State prisoners in removal proceedings in the Institutional Hearing Program (IHP), and to individuals in immigration detention at the County Jails, whose cases are calendared at the Immigration Court. read more
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