Attorney Immigration

Catholic Charities
Baltimore, MD
Oct 16, 2020
Oct 30, 2020
Full Time
Catholic Charities is a non-profit organization with a diverse workforce of over 2000 employees of all faiths, ages and ethnicities who help to improve the lives of those we serve. We are the largest private provider of human services in Maryland operating over 80 programs throughout Maryland, serving children and families, people living in poverty, individuals with intellectual disabilities, immigrants, and seniors. Here, you can build a career where you make meaningful differences in the lives of others as we fulfill our mission to love, serve, teach and work for justice. We are currently looking for a candidate for the position ofImmigration Attorneyfor the Esperanza Center. The Esperanza Center is a comprehensive immigrant resource center that offers hope and essential services to people who are new to the United States.Immigrants from all over the world have received important resources and compassionate guidance at the Esperanza Center since 1963.Our dedicated staff and volunteers provide services and referrals, ESL education, health care, and low-cost immigration legal services to thousands of immigrants each year. What the Immigration Attorney does on a day to day basis: Manage high-volume case load concerning various immigration matters including asylum, special immigrant juvenile status, family-based petitions and visas, non-immigrant visa processing, TPS, NACARA, adjustment of status, naturalization, hardship waivers, Cancellation of Removal, U- and T-Visas, and other motions and legal memoranda as needed Assist with the intake process and providephone and in-person interviews and consultations to prospective clients Provide representation in: custody and guardianship proceedings in Maryland Circuit Court, through a Maryland license or admission under Rule 15; in CIS interviews before the Baltimore District Office and the Asylum Office in Arlington, VA; and in federal immigration court and other administrative bodies on immigration matters Performs legal research on AILA publications, the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), Title 8 of Code of Federal Regulations (8 CFR), and other related primary and secondary sources of immigration law and regulations Assists with community outreach and education, and group presentations and workshops; and represents the agency to a variety of organizations and at community and professional functions and meetings The position will require the following: Law degree from an accredited law school. Licensed to practice law in at least one State, Puerto Rico or a Federal District Court. Knowledge of immigration law preferred. Ability to work with clients from diverse cultures. Fluent in English and Spanish required. Ability to work independently, under pressure and meet deadlines. A driver's license with no more than 3 points is required. We offer a wide range of benefits to meet the ever-changing needs of our employees including but not limited to: Health/Dental/Vision Vacation/sick/holiday pay 403(b) Retirement Plan with a discretionary employer contribution Join Catholic Charities of Baltimore where you will be an important member of an trauma-informed care organization that promotes a culture of safety, empowerment, healing and self-care, and that believes that every person has infinite worth and promise. Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer Education Required Law Degree or better in Law Licenses & Certifications Preferred Driver's License Behaviors Preferred Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them Team Player: Works well as a member of a group Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

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