Supervising Attorney

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Job location
2900 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77006
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Catholic Charities - Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

The St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance team at Catholic Charities is seeking a Supervising Attorney to supervise the unaccompanied children released project and to represent unaccompanied children in removal proceedings.

The candidate that fills this position will be responsible for:

◾Supervising the unaccompanied children released project

◾Providing direct legal representation to Unaccompanied Children (UC) previously in HHS/Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) care and custody throughout the Greater Houston-Galveston area, including ten counties within the service area of Catholic Charities;

◾Providing legal services to those seeking: special immigrant juvenile status, asylum, family-based petitions, voluntary departure, orders of removal and other forms of immigration relief before the Houston Immigration Court;

◾Assessing eligibility for immigration benefits;

◾Performing client intake interviews and consultations;

◾Tracking statistical data for grant reporting purposes, reporting on case outcomes; and

◾Performing on and off-site community outreach.

Requirements: 

- Law degree;
◾At least two years of immigration law experience
◾Admitted to practice in Texas and be an attorney in good standing;
◾Proficiency in MS Office
◾Proficiency in English and Spanish (speak, write and read); (required)
◾Reliable transportation, valid Texas Driver's License, and evidence of insurability.

To apply: 

Applicants should submit an application through this link: http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CATHOLICC...

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or call 713-526-4611 ext. 6597 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Salary range: 
$55,000-62,000
Submission deadline: 
Monday, October 31, 2016
Expiration date: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016