The Immigration Detention Fellow is a new grant-funded position aimed at furthering our social justice mission, increasing our ability to represent detained immigrants who cannot afford a lawyer, training new lawyers to enter the pro bono field, and providing increased opportunities for collaboration with our clinical, pro bono, and extern programs for law students. The Immigration Detention Fellow will work with the other Immigration Detention Fellow, Managing Attorney, Practitioners-in-Residence, paralegals and faculty and students who are part of the Immigration Detention Project at CSJ. This Project is part of a broader State-wide coalition aimed at universal representation for detained immigrants.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Providing legal representation to detained immigrants.
Coordinating law student involvement with the immigration detention project.
Representing CSJ at stakeholder and community/advocacy meetings.
Tracking hours, assisting in grant report preparation.
J.D. Law Degree
Spanish fluency required
AD150 - Administrative
General Office Environment
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is a grant funded position and will expire when the grant ends.
Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.
Seton Hall University is a major Catholic university. In a diverse and collaborative environment it focuses on academic and ethical development. Seton Hall students are prepared to be leaders in their professional and community lives in a global society and are challenged by outstanding faculty, an evolving technologically advanced setting and values-centered curricula.