Immigration Attorney

Esperanza Center, Catholic Charities

Location

Baltimore, MD

Category

Attorney

Posted

November 29, 2021

Type

Full-Time

Description/Duties

  • Manage high-volume case load concerning various immigration matters including asylum, special immigrant juvenile status, family-based petitions and visas, non-immigrant visa processing, TPS, NACARA, adjustment of status, naturalization, hardship waivers, Cancellation of Removal, U- and T-Visas, and other motions and legal memoranda as needed
  • Assist with the intake process and provide phone and in-person interviews and consultations to prospective clients
  • Provide representation in: custody and guardianship proceedings in Maryland Circuit Court; in USCIS interviews before the Baltimore District Office and the Asylum Office in Arlington, VA; and in federal immigration court and other administrative bodies on immigration matters
  • Performs legal research on AILA publications, the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), Title 8 of Code of Federal Regulations (8 C.F.R.), and other related primary and secondary sources of immigration law and regulations
  • Assists with community outreach and education, and group presentations and workshops; and represents the agency to a variety of organizations and at community and professional functions and meetings

Skills/Qualifications

  • Spanish and English language proficiencies
  • Law degree from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in at least one State, Puerto Rico or a Federal District Court
  • Ability to seek and attain licensure in State of Maryland within 2 years of date of hire
  • Ability to work with clients from diverse cultures
  • Ability to travel to other locations to meet with clients, attend meetings and perform other agency business
  • Covid-19 vaccination required

Compensation

Salary starts at $57,000 and increases based on experience

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