World Relief, Baltimore is hiring and inviting applications for an Immigration Legal Coordinator job.
About World Relief, Baltimore
World Relief is an Evangelical Christian humanitarian nongovernmental organization, the humanitarian arm of the National Association of Evangelicals, and a leading refugee resettlement agency. The administrative headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland.
About Immigration Legal Coordinator Job Opportunity
The Immigration Legal Assistant is responsible for assisting the staff of the World Relief Baltimore Immigrant Services Office (WR BISO) to provide comprehensive immigration-related legal services to clients as part of a Department of Justice (DOJ) recognized organization.
Role and Responsibilities
- Provide reception to office visitors and register clients for in-person meetings, and receive their required documentation
- Interview clients and complete intake forms
- Assist individuals with completing their immigration paperwork
- Provide an explanation of benefits and case procedure to individuals. Gather necessary documentation for client cases
- Record client information in case management software and assist in the maintenance of organized online case files as well as office files
- Assist with casework and preparation of legal forms
- Prepare applications for mailed submission; scan filing for upload to the database
- Maintain organized office case filing and scan case files as needed to a computer database
- Open, distribute and process incoming mailed communication from USCIS, Department of State, etc.
- Communicate with clients by telephone, email, and mail regarding their immigration matters
- Assist legal practitioners with responses to Requests for Evidence (RFE), Notices of Intent to Deny (NOID), Motions to Re-Open, etc.
- Participate in in-house training with staff and volunteers on best usage of case management software; attend training regarding immigration legal issues
- 2- or 4-year College degree
- Lived immigrant experience
- Previous training in immigration law and practice
- Experience with legal writing
- Ability to speak and write other languages
- Experience in LawLogix legal database
- Interest in pursuing immigration law training for DOJ accreditation
- Bilingual in Spanish and English
How to Apply?
Please find the link at the end of this post.