Immigration Attorney

  • Miguel A. Elias APLC
  • Oct 13, 2020
Full time Immigration Legal

Job Description

Miguel A. Elias, A Profession Law Corporation is a growing mid-sized law firm based in Kenner, LA. We specialize in five legal aspects which include Personal Injury, Immigration, Worker's Compensation, Family, and Criminal law.  

We are seeking a dynamic, driven, and passionate Immigration Attorney with experience in removal work, including asylum and cancellation of removal, family-based immigrant and non-immigrant matters, including waivers (including I-601A, I-601, I-212), SIJS, U Visas, VAWA, and other humanitarian reliefs.

Must have solid experience interpreting and providing advice on immigration, citizenship and on the processes through which people may secure immigrant and non-immigrant visas.  Knowledge and experience in legal process and forms, drafting documents, advising, and representing clients. Representation in custody hearings and merit hearings before the Immigration Courts and BIA.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

  • Must have JD degree from an accredited law school.
  • Must have an active license in good standing in the state of Louisiana.
  • At least 1 - 2 years of immigration practice experience.
  • Experience managing large caseload.
  • Experience in representing individuals in custody/bond hearings and removal proceedings before the Immigration Courts and BIA.
  • Experience working on IV & NIV matters, specifically AOS, Consular Processing and Waivers.
  • Proficient in legal research, word processing and document databases

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To Apply:  email Resume, Cover Letter and writing sample to:  mbrown@meliaslaw.com