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Immigration Law Attorney – Westchester Hispanic Coalition White Plains, NY

September 12, 2016 5:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Provide immigration legal representation in a high-volume varied immigration legal practice, which includes family based petitions, motions, waivers, TPS, Asylum, NACARA, VAWA, U Visas, T Visas, Naturalization, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and related services.

  • Analyze legal issues to develop and implement legal strategy
  • Supervise, train and mentor staff attorneys, paralegals and interns/volunteers
  • Work with ED in developing proposals for funding,
  • Participate in the implementation and reporting of programs as well as the day to day operations of the agency
  • Maintain infrastructure for case management
  • Represent the agency in community forums and partnerships

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Juris Doctorate degree; admission to NYS Bar
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in immigration law
  • Comprehensive knowledge of immigration law
  • Experience in family court is a huge plus;
  • Strong case management, legal research, and legal writing skills required;
  • Experience supervising lawyers and/or law students preferred;
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills in English and Spanish required
  • Capacity to work independently and to develop creative solutions with minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work under pressure
  • Demonstrated commitment and experience in public interest law as well as passion for social justice
  • Passion for social justice for immigrants required

Applications should be sent to Jyoung@hispaniccoalition.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.




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