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Immigration Attorney

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Safe Passage Project Corporation | New York, NY
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Safe Passage Project Corporation


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Published 22 days ago

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 Project’s 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 law or immigration 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.

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…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • J.D. Required

Benefits

Safe 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, unlimited 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. Reflected in our diverse Senior Leadership team, Safe Passage Project is proud to have a top-down, bottom-up commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Safe Passage Project offers competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills. In addition, Safe Passage Project offers a flexible work environment…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in Spanish is required

Fluency in Spanish is required

How To Apply

The application is hosted by Koya Leadership Partners (our recruitment and diversity, equity, and inclusion partner). Please submit your application to this web page 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 email hferguson@koyapartners.com. 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.

The application is hosted by Koya Leadership Partners (our recruitment and diversity, equity, and inclusion partner). Please submit your application to this web page to begin the…

Location

185 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013
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