$75,000 - $90,000 a year
Sole practitioner with staff of three paralegals seeking associate immigration attorney. Focus of firm is political asylum, both affirmative filings and removal defense. Client base primariy Central Americans and Brazilians. Case load primarily domestic violence and LGBT claims, as well as UAC filings and gang persecution claims. Significant time spent in court.
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Immigration Program Coordinating Attorney
The Immigration Program Coordinating Attorney at La Raza Centro Legal will manage a staff of 3-4, and reports to the Executive Director.
The attorney will also represent some clients with immigration cases, focusing on removal defense or affirmative filings, depending on current needs.
The attorney will manage an individual caseload and will also contribute to community outreach events and presentations, grant reporting, ... read more
Pro Bono Coordinating Attorney
RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct or oversee legal intakes and the provision of know-your-rights information to child clients; Match child clients with pro bono attorneys; Represent children in immigration removal proceedings including children eligible for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), T visas or U visas; Recruit, train, and provide hands-on mentorship to pro bono attorneys representing unaccompanied children in immigration matt... read more
Duties: Supervise children's project staff, currently nine people working in an office independent of main office. Will also recruit, train, and provide hands-on mentorship to volunteer attorneys and law students assisting unaccompanied children in asylum, U and T visas, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and other claims for relief as appropriate. Review the legal work of those she or he supervises, screen cases for representation, match clients with ...
Candidate will have: 2+ years of experience working with non-immigrant visa petitions (H-1B, L-1, TN, E, O-1 and others) and permanent residency processes (including PERM, I-140 and Adjustment of Status); excellent legal research and writing skills; strong case management and organizational skills; the ability and willingness to take ownership of cases and projects; ability to multitask in a deadline-driven environment; attention to detail; uncompromisin...
The candidate must have 1+ year of post-graduate experience in the following areas: Family Law, Domestic Violence, Immigration, civil disputes, as well as litigation and general practice experience, to provide legal services and advocacy for diverse clients with health and mental health challenges. Must be licensed in California, exposure and experience working with underserved populations, including victims of domestic violence and immigration matters, shared mis...
The candidate will be supporting Immigrants Supporting Immigrants Building Bridges Between Police and Communities. Will devise, manage, coordinate and oversee the provision of technical assistance to program sites in the region in the form of peer-to-peer on-site training programs, webinars, conference calls, surveys, phone consultations, and other means as appropriate. Continuously identify promising practices among subcontractors and devise ways to disse...
Immigration Staff Attorney
Duties: Directly representing non-detained and detained individuals in removal proceedings before the Immigration Court and Board of Immigration Appeals; Preparing and submitting applications, legal briefs, and supporting documentation for cases involving asylum, withholding of removal, relief under the Convention Against Torture, U visa, VAWA, and adjustment of status with applicable waivers, refugee waivers, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Statu...
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Senior Immigration Attorney
The candidate will be responsible for meeting with clients to discuss relevant cases. Execution of appropriate and applicable documents to utilize. Writing and researching applicable to the case. Observing social media presence, testimonials, and reviews. Should have 7 + years of immigration attorney experience. Family and deportation defense experience with a focus on keeping families together is preferred. Should have experience working with e...
The candidate must possess a JD degree and a license to practice law in any U.S. jurisdiction, as well as strong writing skills (only applicants with strong legal writing skills will be considered) and the ability to handle a high caseload with professionalism and efficiency. Work experience with employment-based immigration cases is preferred.
Immigration Staff Attorney
The candidate will be responsible to assist the Immigration Regional Counsel in providing direct assistance to firm staff and volunteers in the provision of client services including training and technical assistance on immigration legal issues for staff, law clerks, and pro bono attorneys. Intake/case preparation including conducting intake interviews in the regional offices of Santa Clara County and San Mateo County to screen cases for eligibil...
Staff Attorney - Immigration
The candidate will give appropriate legal orientation presentations to detainees at the immigration center, complete detainee intakes following presentations and prepare and conduct pro se workshops and individuals orientations. Will recruit, train, and mentor pro bono attorneys, and directly represent immigrants in their cases before the immigration court. Should have a J.D. degree and experience working with immigrants as well as a fundamenta...
Duties: Represent indigent persons accused of federal crimes at their preliminary court appearances. Interview clients prior to their first appearances, make sure that an attorney is assigned, fight for bail, and conduct detention hearings. For clients that are assigned for the remainder of their cases, act as the primary counsel while the clients are (e.g., staff attorneys will review discovery, convey offers, represent clients at their preliminary hearings...