The LAA has an opening for a talented attorney licensed to practice in Georgia with at least two years of experience in removal defense, asylum, and family-based immigration law to provide direct legal services to non-detained applicants seeking legal representation in removal defense, affirmative and defensive asylum applications, SIJS petitions (and state court dependency filings), family-based petitions, consular processing, residency, naturalization, and other related immigration applications before USCIS and the Executive Office of Immigration Review.
The candidate must have a law degree from an accredited law school and be a member of good standing of the Georgia bar (very strongly preferred). Strong oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish required. Previous immigration law experience desired, particularly with low-income clients.
Submit resume with cover letter, writing sample, list of references, and salary requirements to Jennifer Hamamoto, Managing Director of Immigration Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions without all requested information will not be considered.
About Latin American Association
The mission of the Latin American Association (LAA) is to empower Latinos to adapt, integrate and thrive. Our vision is ‘Opportunity for All.’
Founded in 1972, the LAA has grown over the past four decades to become the region’s leading agency representing Georgia’s Latino issues. The LAA offers a targeted menu of direct services that helps Latino individuals assimilate and become contributing members of Georgia’s community.
The LAA achieves its mission through five (5) focus areas: Culture & Engagement, Economic Empowerment, Education, Family Well-Being and Immigration. Each focus area includes a targeted menu of direct services, large-scale events and advocacy to realize significant community impact and affect systems level change.