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Immigration Staff Attorney/Immigration Specialist

Oct 31, 2008

The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) has an immediate opening for an Immigration Staff Attorney/Immigration Specialist. CLINIC's mission is to enhance and expand the delivery of immigration legal service programs to low-income persons through its affiliate member organizations.

JOB DESCRIPTION: providing technical assistance to charitable organizations throughout the United States in the creation and expansion of immigration programs, including conducting trainings on program management, and promoting professional standards and best practices of program management. The position serves as CLINIC’s expert on the BIA-recognition and -accreditation process for purposes of training and providing technical support to assigned programs. It also provides support to organizations working on citizenship and immigrant integration issues. This position requires extensive travel on the weekends.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have a minimum of three years of experience in immigration law and/or working with immigrant integration and program management issues; have strong writing and communication skills, as well as excellent legal research and analytical skills; experience working with community-based organizations, demonstrated management skills designing and administering programs, the ability to work under pressure, and a commitment to immigrant rights.  

Interested applicants should submit resume, references and writing sample to:
 Resume Search: Staff Attorney Search, CLINIC, Human Resources, 415 Michigan Avenue, NE, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20017.  
E-MAIL: jnorman@cliniclegal.org.  Fax: (202) 635-2649.  
No telephone calls.

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