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 provide legal representation and referrals for a variety of civil legal problems. As part of Legal Assistance to Medical Patients Project (LAMPP) the attorney will also be responsible for presentations to health provider staff on legal issues, and assist in the supervision of project staff. Prior experience in multiple areas of civil law affecting low income people especially family, entitlements, and housing are required. Ability and wil... read more
Associate Immigration Attorney
The candidate will represent clients in all aspects of business immigration law. Maintain a high level of communication with all clients. Oversee and manage a team of legal assistants in case preparation work. Assign and prioritize casework and projects as needed. Train or retrain Immigration Assistants and Paralegals. Establish and maintain casework quality and consistency throughout the office. Liaise with other attorneys in the firm and sh... read more
The candidate should have 1 year of experience in immigration law and Must speak Spanish. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and time management skills. Must be fluent in both English and Spanish to communicate with clients.
The candiate will provide both mentoring to the firm pro bono attorneys and direct legal representation to the clients. In the pro bono mentoring function, provide robust consultation and technical assistance to pro bono attorneys who have accepted a case. In the direct representation function, perform ordinary functions of legal counsel including legal research and formulating the legal strategy for the case; conducting client interviews; appearing before i...
Bilingual Staff Attorney
The candidate ‘will be responsible for the following primary job duties: 1.) Providing legal orientation presentations to unrepresented individuals appearing in immigration court, in order to help them understand and navigate the process; 2.) Preparing and delivering self-help workshops for unrepresented individuals; 3.) Providing referrals for social services and pro bono placements; 4.) Serving as friend of court during immigration court hearin...
Bilingual Staff Attorney (Youth and Children)
The candidate ‘will manage a caseload of defensive and affirmative matters involving unaccompanied children and similarly situated youth. Under the supervision of the Director, Immigrant & Refugee Services, the Staff Attorney is responsible for the following primary job duties: 1.) Providing direct representation for unaccompanied children and other youth: Conducting client interviews; Researching legal issues; Determining an...
The candidate will be preparation of immigration packets to be sent to USCIS, NVC, Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals, and Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, Experience with Asylum and Cancellation of Removal (Removal Defense in Court), Responsible for conducting legal research and keeping current on all immigration legal issues, Representing clients in adjustment of status interviews, naturalization interviews, or immigration cou...
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The candidate will provide legal representation in immigration, naturalization, and citizenship concerns in criminal, family, employment, and business matters. Minimum bilingual in Spanish. Multilingual a plus. Admission to a state Bar required, additional bars a plus. Preference for NJ and PA. Law school graduates without bar passage are preferred. Litigation experience a plus. 1+ years of immigration law experience preferred; overlapping experience handling crim...
Elizabeth office of our client seeks attorney with 1+ year of immigration law experience. The candidate will provide legal representation in immigration, naturalization, and citizenship concerns in criminal, family, employment, and business matters. Will handle a demanding caseload, and accommodate unanticipated spikes in workload while maintaining flexibility under pressure required. Bilingual in Spanish is required. Multilingual is a plus. Admission to a State Bar is requ...
Union City office of our client seeks attorney with 2+ years of family/litigation immigration experience. The candidate will remember important details and analyze facts objectively, and the ability to present complicated information in a courtroom as well as offer support and counsel to own clients. Must have Admission to a U.S. State Bar. Bilingual Spanish is strongly preferred.
The candidate should have 2+ years of experience in a high volume Family/Litigation Immigration Practice Law firm. Should have J.D. from U.S. Law School. Should have admission to a U.S. State Bar. Bilingual English/Spanish (Strongly Preferred). Must have excellent client servicing skills.
Contract Attorney, Part-time
Candidate will do legal research and writing, as well as some client contact and appearances before the EOIR Immigration Court. Must be admitted/license in any State Bar of the U.S. Must have 1+ year of law firm work experience, preferably in the area of immigration law, and a demonstrable interest in practicing immigration law. Strong legal writing skills a must; Fluency in Spanish is a plus. Should be detail oriented, organized, and a team pl...
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
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