BIA Accredited Paralegal or Immigration Attorney

Freedom House Detroit
Published
05/06/2022
Location
Detroit, Michigan
Category
Job Type

Description

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited university and member of the bar in good standing OR;
  • BIA/DOJ accredited or relevant experience and willing to become accredited
  • Bilingual Preferrer
  • Valid Enhanced Driver’s License or passport.
  • High comfort level working with torture survivors, survivors of sexual violence/gender-based violence, highly traumatized people, and people suffering from PTSD

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Represent clients at affirmative asylum interviews and defensive court hearings
  • Represent clients for adjustment of status, naturalization, and EAD applications, as well as family petitions and consular processing
  • Provide for representation, when necessary, of all assigned clients.
  • Prepare administrative applications to assist qualified asylum seekers with traveling to Canada under exceptions to the Safe Third Country Agreement
  • Develop, review and monitor person-centered care plans in coordination with the social service and site teams.

Pay: $46,000.00 - $47,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff is required to wear masks with clients and be fully vaccinated.

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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