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Staff Attorney, Immigrant Legal Defense Project in Chicago, IL

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compensation:

$80K - $100K*

specialty:

Legal & Regulatory

experience:

Not Specified

Job Description

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Summary: NIJC's Immigrant Legal Defense Project is seeking an attorney to provide legal consultations, advice and representation to low-income immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of State, and U.S. Department of Justice. This staff attorney position requires Spanish fluency, ability to engage in community outreach, and provide legal consultations at off-site locations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts preliminary intake interview, gathers all relevant facts for presentation at Unit meetings.
  • Makes assessment of income eligibility and makes appropriate referrals for those individuals not eligible for Organization services. Recommends exceptions to financial guidelines to the Supervisor.
  • Develops and implements preliminary case strategy in terms of immigration law and procedure. Develops further strategy
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Valid through: 2020-5-14

About Heartland Alliance For Human Needs And Rights

Total Jobs:
17
Total Experts:
2
Average Pay:
$121,406
Total value of jobs:
$3,885,000
% Masters:
55%

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