About the Role
The Immigration Attorney will be joining a group of exceptional public interest attorneys to directly impact the lives of immigrant children looking for safety and security. The Immigration Attorney will directly represent children in immigration and other related proceedings, including cases involving asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and other forms of immigration relief. The Immigration Attorney will also guide pro bono attorneys through Family Court and Immigration Court proceedings, and through representation at the Asylum Office.
This opportunity will be based in our Long Island Office, which houses a team including 6 staff attorneys, 2 paralegals, and a social worker, as well as interns and volunteer pro-bono attorneys, all of whom work together to support our young clients and meet their need for immigration legal services.
Your responsibilities will include:
Qualifications: The strongest candidates for this position will have most, though likely not all, of the following qualifications and characteristics:
Compensation and Benefits:
Safe Passage Project offers competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills. In addition, Safe Passage Project offers a flexible work environment, including the opportunity to work from home, flexible hours, open time off, and 12 weeks paid family leave. The team works on a beautiful campus at a terrific office location in Tribeca and Garden City. Every employee has access to support for professional development. Safe Passage Project is proud to have a top-down, bottom-up commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
How to Apply:
Please email a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Immigration Attorney-Long Island.”
Safe Passage Project is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ people, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.