Temporary Immigration Attorney - Community Justice Project, Berks County

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The Community Justice Project seeks a temporary immigration staff attorney to work remotely, serving clients in Berks County and Northeastern Pennsylvania.

CJP is a statewide legal aid program that is part of Pennsylvania’s Legal Aid Network, but it does not receive Legal Services Corporation funding. It specializes in class action and other litigation and advocacy that impacts Pennsylvania’s low-income residents. CJP conducts broad advocacy in all forms and subject areas, which include civil rights, employment, housing, community development, consumer, immigration, immigrant rights, and public benefits. CJP works with local legal aid programs across the state, but it also does its own community outreach from offices in Reading, Hazleton, Scranton, Harrisburg, and Pittsburgh.

CJP has an immediate opening for a remote temporary immigration staff attorney. The position will last from now until approximately September 30, 2021.  The attorney will be responsible for providing legal services to immigrant victims of crime, domestic violence, and trafficking, and assisting them in their U Visa, VAWA, and T Visa cases, and any related immigration issues. The attorney will be supervised by our Supervising Immigration Attorney.

The attorney must be fluent in Spanish.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to Marielle Macher at mmacher@cjplaw.org.

The Community Justice Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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