Immigration Temporal Contract Attorney

Santa Clara, CA
Part Time
02-12-2020
Practice Areas: Immigration Exp.: 1 - 2 Years
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 a motivated, experienced contract temporal immigration attorney to join our organization.

Duties:
  • Legal Services & Case Management: Conduct initial client intake/consultations and establish 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 1-2 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 basic Spanish.

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