The Urban Justice Center’s Domestic Violence Project is seeking an immigration attorney with 0-2 years’ experience to work within a legal-psychosocial framework with survivors of intimate partner violence to provide legal representation and advocacy on immigration matters including U and T visas, SIJS, adjustment of status, VAWA Self-Petitions, Battered Spouse Waivers, naturalization, and removal defense. The ideal candidate will be community-oriented with a proven ability to work with teammates and clients of diverse backgrounds.
The immigration staff attorney, who reports to the supervising immigration attorney, is responsible for the following:
Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous vacation, medical and dental benefits are provided. This is a bargaining unit position represented for collective bargaining purposes by the National Organization of Legal Services Workers, UAW, Local 2230.
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and references via email to Joy Ziegeweid, Esq., Supervising Immigration Attorney at email@example.com. Please write “IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY” in the subject heading. Please do not contact us via telephone or fax. People of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Urban Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer.
Our mission at the Domestic Violence Project (DVP) is to help victims of domestic violence and their children live free of violence and abuse. We consider domestic violence in any type of relationship, regardless of gender or sexual identity, to be a human rights violation.
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