Senior Fellow, Immigration

Stand Together
Arlington, VA
Feb 22, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Location: Arlington, VirginiaCategories: Policy and ResearchReq ID: 4766Overview Our philanthropic community is dedicated to breaking barriers that prevent people from reaching their full potential and contributing to a society where people improve their lives by improving the lives of other.As such, we believe that welcoming immigrants who are motivated to improve their lives and contribute to society will enrich America, as their ideas and talents drive progress and positively impact their communities. We believe in transforming Federal immigration policy to focus on welcoming motivated immigrants, establishing clear and robust avenues for legal immigration, and enforcement measures to protect against those aiming to do harm or abuse. We seek a liberty-minded individual with solid policy experience on immigration who is driven by this point of view and mission. If you are excited to shape a transformative reform agenda to help enact the vision laid out above and looking for an out-of-the-box policy career opportunity, apply today! Your Responsibilities IncludeLead formulation of the team's policy proposals in immigration policy, including the identification and execution of opportunities for greater issue point-of-view development on the AFP policy teamForm and evaluate achievable policy recommendations that can lead to our vision and collaborate across departments to create a succinct roadmap to reach policy objectivesDevelop and write research,policy reports, and op-edsfor an audience of staffers, policy experts, and the media which will directly advance our reform agenda and contribute to AFP's understanding of this critical issue Partnerwith AFP's federal lobbying team, state directors, and communications capabilities to execute an integrated advocacy strategy Represent AFP in public forums including seminars, scholarly panels, debates, and in print and broadcast media Advise and collaborate across our philanthropic community to develop strategies which advance our goals and vision Review and help cultivate external partnership opportunities and make recommendations to key decision makers Mentorpolicy analysts on the team and direct their research and writing effortsKnowledge and Skills You Bring to the OrganizationGraduate level degree or equivalent work experience in economics, political science, or related fieldDeep knowledge of immigration policy Understanding of public policy reform dynamics and strategiesOutstanding writing and analytical skills Strong oral communication skillsStrategic thinker who is knowledgeable of the key thought leaders and organizations in their field of expertiseHigh level of initiative and ability to work independently and in a team settingSolid understanding of and passion for individual liberty and classical liberal philosophyEntrepreneurial spirit and high sense of urgencyProfessional network of immigration policy expertsStandout Candidates May Also BringDeep understanding of the Immigration and Nationality Act, the federal regulatory process, and overlapping areas between immigration policy and other policy issues.About UsAmericans for Prosperity is driving long-term solutions to the country's biggest problems through broad-based grassroots outreach. Our activists engage friends and neighbors on key issues and encourage them to take an active role in building a culture of mutual benefit. We have an on-the-ground infrastructure in 36 states that recruits and unites citizens behind a common goal of advancing policies that help people improve their lives. Americans for Prosperity Foundation is dedicated to educating and training citizens to be courageous advocates for the ideas, principles, and policies in a society of mutual benefit--knowing that leads to the greatest prosperity and well-being for all. Our educational programs break barriers standing in the way of people realizing their potential. By eliminating these obstacles to opportunity, in areas like occupational licensing, free speech, K-12 education, and free trade, we are supporting and working to lift up the lives of individuals and local communities. We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. PM19 PI130228389

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