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Safe Horizon, the nation’s leading not-for-profit victim assistance agency, is seeking an Immigration Law Advocate for its Immigration Law Project (“ILP”). Since 1988, ILP has provided free or low-cost legal services to low- and moderate- income immigrant victims of crime, torture, abuse and domestic violence. ILP, an accredited program of the Board of Immigration Appeals, has nationally recognized staff attorneys who specialize in all areas of immigration law including naturalization, asylum, permanent residency, deportation and removal, work authorization, and permission to reside in the United States
The Staff Attorney is responsible for providing legal representation to non-citizen clients, including a wide range of services and for conducting presentations and trainings to internal and external audiences including community based organizations and other service based providers on matters of immigration law. Further, the Staff Attorney will be required to represent program before the Immigration Services during district stakeholder meetings and to collaborate with other organizations on issue pertaining to ILP’s mission. Expertise in the field of immigration law is essential to all aspects of the Staff Attorney’s duties.
All prospective job candidates must meet screening requirements, which may include a background check, credit check, finger printing and State Central Registry clearance.