Immigration Attorney - New York City (New York)

Compensation

: $165,260.00 - $165,260.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Legal



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The Immigration Attorney will be joining a group of exceptional public interest attorneys to directly impact the lives of immigrant children looking for safety and security. The Immigration Attorney will directly represent children in immigration and other related proceedings, including cases involving asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and other forms of immigration relief. The Immigration Attorney will also guide pro bono attorneys through Family Court and Immigration Court proceedings, and through representation at the Asylum Office. This position will be based in New York City.
Your responsibilities will include:
Provide direct representation to Safe Passage Project clients.Supervise and mentor pro bono attorneys with Safe Passage Project.Screen immigrant children and assist in the organization of Safe Passage Projects legal screenings.Provide detailed reporting statistics on each case mentored and represented directly.
Qualifications:The strongest candidates for this position will have most, though likely not all, of the following qualifications and characteristics:
J.D. degree and admission to New York State Bar;Two (2) years of family laworimmigration law experience;Excellent written, analytical, oral, organizational and time management skills;Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on an interdisciplinary team in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment;Fluency in Spanish is required;Experience working with diverse communities and/or with children;A commitment to the work of Safe Passage Project and readiness to grow and learn with the Safe Passage Project team.
Compensation & BenefitsSafe Passage Project offers competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills. In addition, Safe Passage Project offers a flexible work environment, including the opportunity to work from home, flexible hours, open time off, and 12 weeks paid family leave. The team works on a beautiful campus at a terrific office location in Tribeca and every employee has access to support for professional development. Safe Passage Project is proud to have a top-down, bottom-up commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
How to applyPlease submit your resume to ...@safepassageproject.org with __[Your Name]__ Immigration Attorney NYC Application in the subject line to begin the application process.Candidates that meet the minimum experience will be invited to complete a set of short answer questions, in lieu of a cover letter.
If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to ...@safepassageproject.org. We look forward to learning more about you!
Safe Passage Project is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ people, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Associated topics: border, border control, border protection, canine detection, customs and border protection, immigration, immigration officer, port, terrorist, visa * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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