The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights at the University of Chicago Law School invites applications for the position of South Texas Staff Attorney to be based in Harlingen/Brownsville, Texas. The Young Center is dedicated to promoting the best interests—safety and well-being—of unaccompanied and separated immigrant children in the United States. The immediate focus of the Young Center’s work is to serve as Child Advocate (guardian ad litem in immigration proceedings) for unaccompanied and separated children pursuant to the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) and the 2013 Violence Against Women Act. The Young Center is at the forefront of best interests advocacy for unaccompanied immigrant children and is the only organization in the country overseeing the work of Child Advocates pursuant to the 2008 TVPRA. This is a two-year position, with the option for renewal or transfer.
The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights at the University of Chicago
6020 South University Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60637
773.702.9560 | info@TheYoungCenter.org
The Law Offices of Jeffrey B. Rubin, concentrating in the area of immigration and criminal defense law, is seeking an outstanding bilingual (Spanish or Portuguese-speaking) Immigration Attorney or Paralegal who is organized, intelligent, articulate, professional, enthusiastic, and detail-oriented for a full time position in our downtown Boston office.
Responsibilities include: drafting letters and memorandum; preparing affidavits in support of asylum claims, battered spouse residency petitions, and motions for court proceedings; assisting with family and employment based immigration visa petitions; gathering and analyzing research data; and providing administrative support. Interested candidates must have prior immigration law experience; possess excellent interpersonal skills; ability to multi-task in a deadline driven environment; proven writing, research and critical thinking skills; fluency in written and verbal English and Spanish or Portuguese; and strong computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. A valid driver’s license is required. Please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>.