Candidate will: Help clients with their immigration needs. Perform research and analysis from varied sources for special projects. Should have: 4+ years solid experience in handling immigration matters, work-based cases or family-based cases. read more
Pro Bono Coordinating Attorney (Immigration)
The candidate will conduct outreach and recruit potential pro bono attorney volunteers, in coordination with the Volunteer Coordinator for Newcomer Services; Design and present training materials for pro bono attorneys with varying levels of prior experience in immigration law; Develop and maintain up-to-date sample filings and other materials; Maintain pro bono client files; Provide technical assistance to pro bono attorneys th... read more
Children’s/Family Law Staff Attorney
Duties: Provide legal representation and advice to immigrant children and their caregivers in obtaining predicate orders in Maryland courts for those eligible for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS); Provide legal representation and advice to immigrant survivors of family violence, domestic violence or sexual assault in protective orders and family law cases in Maryland courts; Advocate on behalf of clients in related criminal ma... read more
Associate Director - Legal Services
DUTIES: Oversee and manage Legal Services Program and staff; Provide training, mentorship, and supervision to legal staff and administrative support staff in Washington, DC and Field Offices; Oversee efforts to strengthen program policies and procedures; Work with the Director of Finance and Compliance to ensure proper program and grant financial management, including management of client fee-based legal services; Collaborate with the De...
The candidate will lead Legal Orientation Program (LOP) visits to detention centers in the DMV screening applicants for relief. Conducts Know Your Rights Presentations and Intakes in Spanish and English. Conducts workshops for pro se applicants on different forms of relief from removal such as asylum, withholding of removal, protection under the Convention Against Torture, bond/voluntary departure and cancellation of removal. Oversees legal assistants, interns, an...
Temporary Staff Attorney
The candidate will recruit, train, and provide hands-on mentorship to pro bono attorneys providing unaccompanied children full scope immigration representation and representation in related family law matters; Conduct outreach and know-your-rights presentations to the D.C. community as appropriate; Develop and maintain updated guidance materials, sample filings, and legal training presentations; Foster firm’s relationships with law firms and corp...
DUTIES: Conducting intakes and providing legal consultations to determine eligibility for legal relief; Preparing and submitting immigration applications for the following: Naturalization; Adjustment of status; Family reunification petitions; Consular processing; Temporary Protected Status; DACA;
VAWA; T-Visa; U-Visa; SIJS; Waivers of inadmissibility; and Additional benefits such as employment authorization documents, travel documents, renewal of permanent ...
Staff Attorney - Enforcement
The candidate will be drafting and reviewing legislative language for pro-immigrant state and local laws. Will be providing legal advice and trainings on immigration enforcement and how to build local policies protecting immigrant rights. Helping communities understand and combat immigration detention, 287(g) agreements, ICE detainers, and other enforcement mechanisms. Working with coalitions on campaigns against jail expansions, the school-to-...
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The candidate will be responding to legal technical requests from public defenders, private practice attorneys, nonprofit agency staff, and pro bono attorneys who work with low-income immigrants on issues relating to family-based immigration, removal and deportation defense, VAWA, asylum, SIJS, naturalization and citizenship, and other immigration law issues. Will be writing manuals, practitioner advisories, and outreach and educational materials for attorne...
The candidate will assess eligibility of corporate foreign national employees for nonimmigrant and immigrant visa status in the United States. Work with client global mobility personnel and the office of general counsel to prepare petitions and applications for submission to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) for nonimmigrant and immigrant status for foreign national employees. Support clients in immigrati...
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Attorney, Detained Children’s Program
Duties: Focus on the provision of direct legal services to unaccompanied immigrant children being held in facilities, as well as those reunified locally, recruitment and mentoring of pro bono attorneys, and training and outreach. Conducts regular visits with unaccompanied immigrant children detained in Virginia and Maryland. Perform Know-Your-Rights presentations and conduct individual intakes with unaccompanied immigrant children at...
The candidate will be supporting Immigrants Supporting ImmigrantsBuilding 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 dissem...
Candidate should have 6+ years of experience providing legal representation in immigration, naturalization, and citizenship to include family, employment, and business matters. Business Immigration experience and a portable book of business is preferred. Desire to procure, cultivate, and sustain his/her client base and be driven to grow their network through firm resources and individual business development.