Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington seeks a full-time attorney for its Hogar Immigrant Services program. Hogar Immigrant Services offers a wide range of services at little or no cost to a vulnerable immigrant population, without regard to religious or ethnic identity. Our goal is for immigrants to achieve self-sufficiency and participate fully as productive members of American society.

The Staff Attorney will prepare a wide range of immigration cases for submission to US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of State, Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals. She/he will represent clients before the USCIS Washington District Office, Arlington Asylum Office, ICE Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations, Immigration Court and Board of Immigration Appeals, (BIA), including removal proceedings.

See the full announcement here.

Ayuda is hiring a Spanish-English bilingual Immigration Staff Attorney for our Takoma Park office. The position will focus on working with child clients as part of growing our children’s program. If you have a passion for social justice, and a desire to work in a supportive organization that has been making a difference for immigrants since 1973, please take a look at the link below to get more information. This could be a great job for an entry level attorney or a new challenge for someone with a little more experience.

https://careers.jobscore.com/careers/ayuda/jobs/bilingual-staff-attorney-immigration-or-domestic-violence-cAS5I-75Sr5Rr1eMg-44q7

Northwestern University School of Law invites applications for the Michael and Mary Schuette Clinical Fellowship in Health and Human Rights, beginning September 1, 2017, in the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s Center for International Human Rights, with a particular focus on the work of the Northwestern Access to Health Project. The Michael and Mary Schuette Fellow will have a unique opportunity to gain extensive training and experience in global health, human rights law and economic development, as well as clinical legal teaching.

The Schuette Fellow will work on issues related to global health, human rights and development as they pertain to ongoing community global health work in Mali, Nigeria, Congo and Lebanon, as well as other potential sites.  A demonstrated interest in global health law and fluency in French and/or Spanish is preferred. Applicants should send letters of interest and resumes to Juliet Sorensen, Harry R. Horrow Professor in International Law, Center for International Human Rights (j-sorensen@law.northwestern.edu).

The deadline for applications is June 15, 2017. It is anticipated that the fellowship will end August 31, 2018, with the possibility of renewal for a second year to be decided by the Bluhm Legal Clinic.  Salary and benefits will be competitive.

The Bluhm Legal Clinic currently includes clinical faculty teaching in its Center on International Human Rights, the Entrepreneurship Law Center, Roderick MacArthur Justice Center, the Environmental Law Clinic, Children and Family Justice Center, the Center on Wrongful Convictions, and other clinical programs that include appellate advocacy, criminal defense, civil litigation, externships, negotiations and trial advocacy.

Tahirih Justice Center has an immediate opening for the following in its Falls Church, VA Office:  Managing Attorney, Greater DC:  http://www.tahirih.org/job/managing-attorney/

The Managing Attorney will supervise 5 staff members, including immigration and family law attorneys and paralegals; retain a caseload of approximately 35-40 cases (an estimated 40% of the incumbent’s time is spent on direct service provision, while 60% is devoted to overall management of the local legal department); coordinate the pro bono attorney program; oversee the service seeker, intake, and case acceptance processes; and oversee Greater DC legal training, outreach, and education initiatives.

The University of Baltimore School of Law invites applications for a Fellowship in its Immigrant Rights Clinic to start on or about July 1, 2017. This public interest fellowship program offers practicing attorneys exposure to law school clinical teaching, and is aimed at attorneys who wish to shift from law practice into clinical teaching.

The Immigrant Rights Clinic represents low-income immigrants in a range of direct client representation and immigrant rights policy work. Individual client work includes litigation of asylum and cancellation cases in Baltimore’s immigration court, and preparation of a broad range of applications before USCIS. The policy work has included such projects as state-level legislative amendments that would benefit immigrants in Maryland, building a brief bank for a coalition of clinics, and developing community education materials requested by a community partner. Fellows also have the opportunity to pursue other professional goals, including scholarship, during the Fellowship.  Fellows are responsible for case coverage during school vacations.  This position is a contractual appointment for up to two years and can be extended for a third year under certain circumstances.

Qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills; at least two years of experience as a practicing lawyer primarily in immigration, including both defensive and affirmative work; a strong academic record and/or other indicia of high performance ability; commitment to work for low income and immigrant clients; and a strong interest in teaching. Fellows must be members of the Maryland Bar (currently licensed in Maryland or willing to take the next Maryland Bar exam) in order to supervise law practice by students.

Salary: The current salary is $55,000.  The position includes full benefits, including retirement annuities, research support, and travel allowance.

Position is open until filled, and applications submitted by April 20, 2017 will receive priority consideration. For more details about the Fellows’ Program, please view our website at http://law.ubalt.edu/clinics/fellows/

We appreciate your interest in our recruitment. Please review the information at the bottom of the Job Posting here http://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/offices-and-services/human-resources/jobs-at-ub.cfm?&posting=1205 before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html to apply.

We need to receive your electronic application in our system by the vacancy closing date in order to consider you for the vacancy. If you have any questions about the IRC please email Prof. Elizabeth Keyes at ekeyes@ubalt.edu. If you have trouble viewing our job postings or applying for the vacancy, contact pmason@ubalt.edu for assistance.

Ayuda, a non-profit advocating for low-income immigrants through direct legal, social and language services, training and outreach in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area is hiring  for two new positions for its DC immigration team! Both require a Spanish-English bilingual candidate with a valid state bar license. The position will focus on working with child clients as part of growing our children’s program.

 

Bilingual Supervising Attorney – Immigration Program (DC Office)              https://www.jsco.re/qel4

Bilingual Staff Attorney – Immigration Program (DC Office)                           https://www.jsco.re/qel5

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is seeking a Clinical Fellow for its newly-created Deportation Defense Clinic.  See the full announcement here.