The paralegal will work with the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC) to conduct outreach in the Harvard community, engage in screenings with community members, and assist with filings of applications for immigration protection in immigration court and with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service. In addition, the paralegal will assist with the development and updating of Know-Your-Rights materials and answers to Frequently-Asked-Questions for community members to address potential changes to immigration law and policy.
The paralegal will work closely with the HIRC staff attorney assigned to this project as well as with the HIRC social worker.
The position is for a term of one-year, with the possibility of renewal as needed.
This is a term appointment currently expected to extend to January 2018, subject to funding and departmental need.
All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.
Salary Grade: 053
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
3-5 years of related experience required.
Prior experience working in an interdisciplinary team and Spanish or other language fluency preferred. Experience assisting with intake and developing Know-Your-Rights presentations, as well as assisting with filings in immigration court and before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, including applications for renewal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Temporary Protected Status, asylum, U-visas, VAWA, cancellation of removal, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and adjustment of status, among other forms of immigration protection are a plus.
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