• Admitted Attorney

    Posted: 02/28/2019

    El Pueblo Immigration Legal Services, a non-profit organization, is seeking an admitted attorney, for a position in Biloxi, MS. The Attorney will be responsible for effectively managing her/his caseload, as well as client interaction, and be capable of successfully collaborating with other staff.
    Responsibilities and Duties

    • Represent individuals in removal proceedings in Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals
    • Manage workload of cases, effectively prioritize deadlines
    • Prepare diverse immigration applications, including removal defense, asylum, SIJS, and family-based immigration petitions
    • Review immigration applications/packets and make any necessary adjustments
    • Meet with potential clients for consultations and provide legal analysis to determine possible immigration benefits
    • Develop strategy and prepare clients/witnesses for court/USCIS testimony
    • Prepare and submit legal briefs for a variety of immigration cases
    Qualifications
    • At least 2 years of Immigration Law Experience, including asylum and SIJS cases in court proceedings
    • Experience with Family-Based Petitions, Humanitarian, EOIR, Citizenship, and other USCIS applications
    • A team player who is open to helping, strategizing, and working with other staff
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) strongly preferred
    • Interpersonal, Organizational, and Time management skills of the highest caliber
    • Excellent analytical, research, verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to explain sophisticated immigration concepts and present strategic solutions
    • Record of moving legal cases forward and demonstrated ability to build and manage caseload effectively
    • Mississippi license preferred but not required
     
    Pay: $40K
    Benefits: Medical Insurance
     
    Interested persons should send resume and references to:
     
    Mary G Townsend
    El Pueblo                                                        OR       mtownsend@elpueblo-ms.org
    PO Box 145
    Biloxi, MS 39533
     

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