Immigration Center for Women and Children

ICWC is a non-profit legal organization providing free and affordable immigration services to underrepresented immigrants in California and Nevada. ICWC strives to provide security and stability for children who are abused, abandoned or neglected and for immigrants who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes. ICWC primarily works with federal immigration laws that allow marginalized immigrants apply for work authorization and permanent residency. More information about ICWC is available at www.icwclaw.org.

Oct 13, 2022
Full time
$70,000 yearly
Immigration Center for Women and Children
The Immigration Center for Women and Children (ICWC) seeks a full-time staff attorney or recent law school graduate for our Los Angeles and San Francisco offices.  Duties and Responsibilities: The staff attorney will collaborate with other attorneys, social workers, legal and administrative assistants, and volunteers. They will represent unaccompanied immigrant children who fled abuse in their home country and are in, or released from, federal Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) custody in Los Angeles County. The attorney will work with social work staff who provide Know Your Rights presentations and legal screenings to the children at ORR facilities. This is a unique opportunity to join the ICWC team as it launches a new program to serve unaccompanied children. Duties include conducting client intake, case assessment, and ongoing case management, researching and drafting legal documents and attending court hearings in both immigration court and state court. The...