The Practitioner in Residence is a staff attorney who will represent detained immigrants at the Essex County Correctional Facility in the immigration court and before the Board of Immigration Appeals. The Practitioner in Residence will work with Professors and Practitioners in the Immigrants' Rights/International Human Rights Clinic, along with a paralegal and clinic students or externs.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Represent immigrants in proceedings before the immigration court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and other legal proceedings related to the immigration case. Representation includes client interviewing, drafting and filing court petitions, and court appearances.
Attend meetings with other attorneys and staff working on the state-wide universal representation project for detained immigrants, including meetings at Seton Hall Law School and general coalition meetings.
Track client work and prepare grant reports.
Supervise work of law students.
Knowledge of immigration law.
Must be licensed to practice in a bar of any state (NJ bar membership is a plus, though not required). Must be an attorney in good standing.
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