Bilingual Immigration Attorney

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: DOE

Published

09/07/2018

Application Deadline

10/05/2018

Address

1125 Benton Street
Santa Clara
CA
95050
United States

Description

Centro de Ayuda Legal para Inmigrantes (CALI) is a nonprofit dedicated to providing immigration legal services to the low-income community. We are seeking an experienced full-time bilingual (Spanish/English) immigration attorney to join our organization.



Duties:

• Legal Services & Case Management: Conduct initial client intake/consultations and evaluate eligibility for immigration benefits. Provide full representation, brief service, and legal advice to low income clients filing applications, including family-based petitions, DACA, waivers, U Visas, and naturalization.

• Maintain Legal Best Practices: Comply with CALI’s policies, procedures, and best practices for non-profit immigration law practice.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

• Advanced legal research and writing skills.

• Dedicated to providing high quality legal assistance and capable of handling complex legal immigration and naturalization issues on behalf of low-income clients.

• Demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail for forms completion.

• Strong organizational skills.

• Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple deadlines effectively.

• Ability to act independently and exercise sound judgment.

Qualifications:

Education: J.D. from ABA certified law school

Certifications: Admission to any state bar. ( California strongly preferred.)

Work Experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience in immigration law assisting immigrants with family visa petitions, waivers, naturalization, and U Visas.

Language: Oral and written fluency in both English and Spanish.

Benefits

401K, FSA, Paid time off

Level of Language Proficiency

Oral and written fluency in both English and Spanish.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

J.D.

How To Apply

raquel@cali-immigration.org
http://www.cali-immigration.org

Please submit a cover letter and resume to raquel@cali-immigration.org.


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