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Legal Advocate at Centro Legal de la Raza

Centro Legal de la Raza


Entry Level

Oakland, CA, USA

$52.000 - $62.000

23 Nov → 23 Dec


Job Description

Centro Legal’s immigrants’ rights practice is focused on serving the needs of our most vulnerable community members, including families living in poverty, unaccompanied minors, victims of violent crimes, survivors of domestic and sexual violence, and detained individuals in removal proceedings. We offer comprehensive, full-service direct representation to our clients before the immigration courts, USCIS, and federal courts, as well as provide legal rights education and client intake through our various immigration clinics. We specialize in detained and non-detained removal defense with a heavy emphasis on asylum and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), family-based visa petitions, U visas for victims of violent crime, and naturalization.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist immigration attorneys in all aspects of immigration legal representation for qualified individuals
  • Manage and coordinate databases, case files, attorneys’ correspondence files, etc
  • Prepare USCIS and state court forms and other legal filings for attorney review
  • Provide Spanish-English interpretation in all aspects of immigration legal representation

Requirements / Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree, or associate’s degree combined with relevant experience, is required

  • Fluency in Spanish is required

  • Must have outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal skills, superb attention to detail, and excellent phone manner

  • Strong commitment to serving low-income and underserved communities, with an ability to relate to and communicate with a broad range of clients and colleagues

Benefits/What We offer

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k)

How To Apply

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