Immigration Attorney Job in New York City, NY Near Me - 329828 |

Immigration Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - New York City

Job ID 4C8T329828

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 - Max. 5 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Immigration - General

2024-04-02 23:55:25

A law firm in New York, NY, is seeking an experienced Immigration Attorney licensed in New York State. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in removal defense, complex immigration matters, family immigration, asylum, and related areas. The role requires expertise in navigating various immigration issues and providing effective legal representation to clients.


Job Details:

  • Provide legal representation in removal defense cases, handling complex immigration matters such as fraud, criminal history, unlawful entries, waivers, orders of removal, etc.
  • Assist clients with family immigration petitions, including adjustment of status, consular processing, and petitions for relatives.
  • Prepare and submit asylum applications, conducting thorough assessments of eligibility and representing clients in asylum proceedings.
  • File mandamus petitions to compel the government to take action on delayed immigration applications or petitions.
  • Handle Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) cases, advocating for immigrant children who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected.
  • Conduct legal research, draft legal documents, and provide strategic advice to clients on immigration matters.



  • Licensed to practice law in New York State is preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in immigration law, with a focus on removal defense, complex immigration matters, family immigration, asylum, mandamus, and SIJS.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of immigration laws, regulations, and procedures.
  • Strong communication and advocacy skills, with the ability to represent clients effectively in court proceedings and administrative hearings.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.



  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the New York State Bar.



  • Proficiency in legal research and writing.
  • Ability to analyze complex legal issues and develop effective legal strategies.
  • Fluency in a second language, particularly Spanish, is a plus.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Compassion and empathy when working with immigrant clients.


Benefits Offered:

  • Dental insurance.
  • Health insurance.
  • Paid time off.
  • Referral program.
  • Vision insurance.

This law firm was established over four decades ago to handle sensitive cases for corporations and individuals. Their areas of practice include litigation, business law, real estate, personal injury, matrimonial, family, criminal law, and wills. The firm is located in New York City.

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