The Immigration Legal Services Program (ILSP) Staff Attorney is one of several attorneys in the Division’s legal program reporting to Supervising Attorneys and the NYC Legal Programs Managing Attorney. Each Staff Attorney participates in various legal program functions, including: (1) initial intake and in-depth evaluation of cases for representation; (2) participation at community legal clinics; (3) information and pro se services at the immigration courts; and (4) direct representation of NYC based clients, including adults, unaccompanied minors, and adults with children (AWC) in removal proceedings. Representation will occur before the Executive Office for Immigration Review’s NYC immigration courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and NYC family Courts. The staff attorney will maintain an internal caseload, the size of which is dependent on contractual obligations set by funders.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Pay: $72,000.00-85,000.00 per year