Immediate opening for an experienced bilingual (Spanish/English) Associate Attorney to join our growing national immigration practice. The ideal candidate is multilingual (minimum Spanish/English), possesses 1-2 years of immigration experience (preferably deportation-removal defense), and is admitted to practice in any state or U.S. territory (NY State preferred). S/he has experience dealing with Federal Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Department of Homeland Security; specifically, appearing for Master Calendar Hearings and Hearings on Merits, attending U.S.C.I.S. interviews, and writing briefs on immigration-related matters.
The successful candidate has a genuine passion for protecting the rights of individuals born outside the United States, and a deep interest in making a long-term commitment to our well-respected and rapidly growing practice. S/he is an absolute team player with a demonstrated record of achievement; genuinely enjoys working with people and is committed to excellent client service; is well organized and self-motivated; possesses excellent written and spoken communication skills; is fluent in technology, particularly the Microsoft Office suite; and able to successfully manage an independent caseload.
Juris Doctorate from an accredited school of law
License to practice law in NY State
1-2 years of immigration law experience, particularly defense of deportation/removal and family-based immigration
We provide our clients with honest, competent, and aggressive counsel. Our track record of success speaks to our ability, expertise, and passionate commitment to helping our clients reach their immigration-related goals. The same has earned us a strong reputation within New York's immigrant community, among Federal Immigration Judges and Department of Homeland Security Council, and across the vari...ous institutions within which we advocate for our immigrant clients.
We are a mission-driven organization motivated primarily by the humanitarian nature of our work: protecting individuals from harm, keeping families together, advocating for the rights of marginalized and disenfranchised communities. Our firm represents a significant percentage of its clients in a low/pro-bono capacity, and is a contributing partner to the Safe Passage Program in New York City. We maintain established relationships with providers of mental health, educational, and social services, which we leverage to provide our clients with the comprehensive support that they need.