Career Opportunities

Immigration Specialist

The Immigration Specialist position requires a law-based Master's degree, Juris Doctor, or foreign equivalent of a Juris Doctor; a minimum of two years experience working at a law firm or for in-house counsel, or a combination of two years of law firm and in-house experience; two letters of recommendation from former employers or academic supervisors; English and Spanish fluency; and full-time availability.

Job duties for this position include: interviewing prospective and current clients in both English and Spanish, evaluating eligibility for various immigration benefits and/or relief from removal; preparing, reviewing, and filing nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions with US Citizenship and Immigration Services; preparing, reviewing, and filing applications for relief from removal; supporting attorneys with researching immigration and government regulations, case law, and procedures; communicating extensively with clients in both English and Spanish regarding requests for information, case status, and immigration procedures; preparing legal briefs and motions for the Executive Office for Immigration Review, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, and various state and local courts; assisting attorneys and clients with analyzing foreign legal documents from Central and South American countries. The salary for this position is $61,000.