Criminal Defense Practice Immigration Staff Attorney
Duties: Screen clients to determine immigration status and eligibility for affirmative and/or defensive immigration remedies. Screen clients to determine if the case meets the legal criteria for sex trafficking, under either New York or federal law. Provide representation to clients eligible for affirmative immigration remedies, including but not limited to T and U visas, VAWA, and asylum. Provide representation to clie... read more
The candidate will oversee paralegals 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 certai... read more
Duties: Conduct legal screenings and intake interviews with asylum seekers in New York and New Jersey; Assist in identifying cases for pro bono placement and direct representation within our program; Ensure that refugees represented by Human Rights First’s pro bono team receive high-quality legal representation by: (1) providing in-depth mentoring to volunteer attorneys; and (2) directly representing clients, when necessary; Provide volunteer attorneys wit... read more
Junior Associate Attorney
The candidate must be fluent in both Spanish and English, admitted or about to be admitted to practice in New York State, and has some relevant experience (direct experience with Special Immigrant Juvenile cases, e.g. in a law school clinic/volunteer environment, preferred). Must have a genuine passion for protecting the rights of foreign-born individuals in the United States, and a deep interest in making a long-term commitment to well-respected ...
Responsibilities: Legal research and writing before the BIA, Court of Appeals and EOIR. Represent clients before an Immigration Judge and USCIS Preparing court submissions for Master and Individual Hearings Respond to issued Request for Evidence Work with our CEO and Senior Associate Attorney to meet all internal and external deadlines Contact clients and keep them informed and updated on their case status Review legal documents.. Perform legal researc...
Associate Attorney - Immigration
The candidate must have experience with a high volume practice. Juris Doctor and admitted to the New York State Bar, Bar admission in any other state is a plus, 4+ years of Immigration law experience, including business, family, removal defense, and litigation cases in Immigration court, Excellent writing and communication skills, Ability to set priorities and exercise good judgment, Ability to work independently, under pressure, and meet d...
New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a business immigration associate attorney with 2-4 years of relevant experience. The candidate will conduct in-depth research to support client requests and projects. Will draft and prepare letters and legal documents, typically based on established precedents. Develop an expert-level understanding of the client base and industries supported. Partner with colleagues to resolve client issues, share infor...
New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks senior associate attorney with 8+ years of business immigration experience. The candidate will develop and establish a client relationship while overseeing and managing a team of attorneys and consultants. Will conduct in depth research to support client requests and projects. Draft and prepare letters and legal documents, typically based on established precedents. Develop expert level understanding of ...
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Flushing office of our client seeks associate attorney with experience. The candidate will serve in authoring of briefs for submission before the Board of Immigration Appeals and before the United States Court of Appeals; the authoring of motions for submission before the Board of Immigration Appeals. Will have appearances at Master Calendar Hearings, Individual Hearings, and Custody Re-Determination Hearings before the Immigration Court; appearances at Asylum Officer Inter...
New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks business immigration associate attorney with experience. The candidate will conduct in depth research to support client requests and projects. Will draft and prepare letters and legal documents, typically based on established precedents. Develop expert level understanding of own client base and industries. Partner with colleagues to resolve client issues, share information and support client projects. C...
Queens office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks an immigration attorney with 2-3 years of experience in representing clients before EOIR and USCIS. The candidate will represent clients before an Immigration Judge and USCIS. Will prepare court submissions for master and individual hearings. Respond to issued request for evidence. Work with the CEO and senior associate attorney to meet all internal and external deadlines. Contact clients and keep them informe...
New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks business immigration attorney with 8+ years of experience, with particular focus on the PERM process. The candidate will analyze legislation, regulations, agency policy, and U.S. government adjudication trends, and translate them into client communications, practice tools, and internal legal guidance. Will work closely with firm attorneys and other professionals to answer legal questions and strategize ...
New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks business immigration associate attorney with 2-4 years of experience to provide support to one of its legal teams. The candidate will conduct in depth research to support client requests and projects. Will draft and prepare letters and legal documents, typically based on established precedents. Develop expert level understanding of own client base and industries. Partner with colleagues to resolve clien...
Immigration Associate Attorney (New York Office)
The candidate should have a solid academic background and admit to practicing in the US. Must have 5-7 years of experience, specifically in business immigration, including extensive experience in non-immigrant and immigrant visas and PERM, and all EB-1, EB-2, EB-3, EB-4, and EB-5 Employment-based immigrant submissions. Must have strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and on a team. Should have exc... read more
Pro Bono Immigration Attorney
The candidate will work closely with the Pro Bono Department and committees to develop and facilitate immigration-focused projects. Will monitor cases for deadlines, distribution of legal information, and staffing needs. Stay abreast of changes in immigration laws and policies and provide teams with relevant, targeted legal information including: change in asylum processing, change in Notice to Appear policies, Request for Evidence and Notices... read more
Immigration Staff Attorney
The candidate will provide free legal representation to individuals incarcerated in New York State in removal proceedings in the Institutional Hearing Program (IHP), and to individuals in immigration detention at the Albany and Clinton County Jails, whose cases are calendared at the Batavia Immigration Court in Batavia, NY. Should have strong research, writing, and oral advocacy skills; the ability to work in a collaborative and dynamic team envi... read more