Responsible for providing legal representation and advocacy to noncitizens before USCIS, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and in immigration court. Supervise and train practice staff, ensuring that they are serving clients in a trauma-informed manner, employing best practices and managing their caseloads effectively. Oversee intake and assessment of potential clients. Work with the Chief Program officer to create program budget, establish marketing plan, establish personnel plan. Participate in committees and working groups addressing the rights of immigrant survivors. Conduct trainings and presentations internally and externally.
J.D. degree with admission and in good standing to practice law in any U.S. state or district with the ability to become licensed in New Mexico. Minimum of 3 years of recent immigration legal services experience, minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience, intermediate computer competency in MS Office and Windows. Must have strong leadership and communication skills, and demonstrate a commitment to public interest work.
Minimum of 2 years experience working with survivors of domestic violence or other vulnerable populations. Bilingual in English/Spanish, knowledge of Albuquerque social service systems and multicultural experience.
Pay range starts at $25.03 - $32.55 per hour/$52,062 - $67,704 annually, DOE. Catholic Charities’ provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, PTO and 50% daycare discount at the Children’s Learning Center (depending on availability).
E-mail resume and letter of intent to Catholic Charities, Human Resources, to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.