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Senior Immigrants' Rights Attorney

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CAIR San Francisco Bay Area
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Santa Clara, CA
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Publicado hace 16 días

CAIR San Francisco Bay Area is hiring a full-time Senior Immigrants’ Rights Attorney. This position aims to provide culturally competent immigration legal services to members of the Bay Area Muslim community.

Title: Senior Immigrants’ Rights Attorney

Reporting Relationships: Reports to the Managing Attorney

Schedule Type: Full-time (exempt). Occasional evenings and weekends required.

Location: Based in CAIR’s Santa Clara office. CAIR staff are currently working a hybrid schedule, with three days in-person and two days remote. Requires some travel throughout the Bay Area (vehicle and driver’s license required).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct client intake, prepare applications, and petitions for submission to the appropriate agencies
  • Represent clients before the USCIS and EOIR
  • Manage caseload and supervise related casework
  • Oversee efforts to strengthen program policies and procedures
  • Oversee work of volunteers, including law students and pro bono attorneys
  • Participate in community outreach and educational activities, including planning and conducting legal clinics
  • Working in, leading, or forming coalitions with other organizations and collaborating with immigrant communities
  • Research and analyze law sources such as statutes, legal articles, and legal codes
  • Prepare legal documents such as memos, motions, and appeals
  • Assess clients for other civil legal services and immigration-related needs and provide in-house referrals
  • Assist other staff in the production of internal and external reports
  • Write and secure grants from foundations and corporations to support immigrants’ rights work
  • Market immigration services

All CAIR staff are required to assist in general duties such as answering phones, weekly outreach, fundraising, and other office tasks.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Law degree from an American Bar Association accredited school
  • Member in good standing of a state bar
  • At least five years of immigration law experience, specifically in areas of asylum, removal, and naturalization
  • Strong time management skills with a demonstrated ability for meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills with outstanding attention to detail
  • Comfort working productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including public speaking experience
  • Experience working with people from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Access to a working vehicle and the ability to drive throughout the greater Bay Area
  • High degree of self-motivation and creativity
  • A strong commitment to civil rights and CAIR’s mission
  • Basic computer proficiency including knowledge of MS Office, MS Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and LexisNexis
  • Knowledge of cloud applications such as SharePoint and Office365

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Arabic, Farsi, or Urdu proficiency
  • Experience working with non-profit organizations

COMPENSATION

  • Compensation in the range of $90,640 to $99,000/annually, commensurate with experience
  • BAR membership, CLE funding support, and malpractice insurance
  • Fully paid Kaiser Health Insurance and Blue Cross PPO Dental Plan for employee and dependents
  • 3% retirement matching contribution
  • 10 paid holidays, 10 sick days, and 12 vacation days

TO APPLY

Please send (1) a cover letter discussing your interest in the position, (2) your resume, (3) a brief writing example of your writing, and (4) the names and contact information of three references, using the link below.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with priority given to those received by August 15, 2022.

CAIR-CA is an equal opportunity employer.

CAIR San Francisco Bay Area is hiring a full-time Senior Immigrants’ Rights Attorney. This position aims to provide culturally competent immigration legal services to members of the Bay Area Muslim community.

Title: Senior Immigrants…

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    Judicatura
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    Mando intermedio
Salario
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USD $82.400 - USD $90.000
/ año

Compensación

  • Compensation in the range of $82,400 to $90,000/annually, commensurate with experience
  • BAR membership, CLE funding support, and malpractice insurance
  • Fully paid Kaiser Health Insurance and Blue Cross PPO Dental Plan for employee and dependents
  • 3% retirement matching contribution
  • 10 paid holidays, 10 sick days, and 12 vacation days
  • Compensation in the range of $82,400 to $90,000/annually, commensurate with experience
  • BAR membership, CLE funding support, and malpractice insurance
  • Fully paid Kaiser Health…

Ubicación

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Presencial
3160 De La Cruz Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054, United States
Ste. 110

Cómo aplicar

Please send (1) a cover letter discussing your interest in the position, (2) your resume, (3) a brief example of your writing, and (4) the names and contact information of three references, using the link below.

Please send (1) a cover letter discussing your interest in the position, (2) your resume, (3) a brief example of your writing, and (4) the names and contact information of three references…

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