Immigration Staff Attorney

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Job location
999 Asylum Avenue, 3rd Floor
Hartford, CT 06105
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Greater Hartford Legal Aid, Inc.
Street address: 
999 Asylum Avenue, 3rd Floor
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

GHLA is seeking a staff attorney to deliver immigration legal services.
Assignments will include:
-Preparing and submitting applications, legal briefs, and supporting documentation for cases involving U visas, Self-petitions, and Adjustment of Status applications with applicable waivers, Asylum relief under the Convention Against Torture, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status; and
-Directly representing individuals before USCIS: and
-Participating in systemic advocacy efforts on behalf of immigrants as appropriate.


1) Admitted and in good standing with a state bar, CT Bar preferred, but not required;
2) Fluency in oral and written Spanish is required;
3) 5-7 years of experience carrying a significant caseload and providing legal representation to non-citizens before United States Citizenship & Immigration Services.

To apply: 

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Submit the following:
1) cover letter 2) resume 3) law school transcript 4) a list of three professional references

Send via email to [email protected]. Place these words in the subject line "Immigration Staff Attorney"

Greater Hartford Legal Aid is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, gender identity, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or any other prohibited category. Greater Hartford Legal Aid is committed to diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages women, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ, older persons, persons with disabilities and all qualified persons to apply.
Salary range: 
Salary commensurate with experience; generous benefits
Expiration date: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018