AILA New England Classifieds

Local Advertising Instructions

Any AILA member or non-member may post a classified ad for a job opening, position wanted, office space for rent by a Chapter member or moving notice/new contact info on both the AILA National website “InfoNet” and the AILA New England chapter website or via a one-time e-mail to the AILA New England listserve, which will be delivered to all the members of the AILA New England Chapter with email addresses registered with AILA National. The cost is $50.00 for the one-time e-mail, $75.00 for the one-time e-mail and one-month online posting and $100.00 for the one-time e-mail and three-months posting online.

In order to post your ad you must prepay the appropriate amount by check, payable to AILA N.E. Chapter. Mail your check to the Chapter’s Treasurer as follows:

Eliana Nader

Magaletta & McCarthy, PC

225 Friend Street, Suite 501

Boston, MA 02114

2-3 days after mailing your payment, send an e-mail to Eliana Nader at ENader@magaletta.com with the content for the ad – exactly as you want it to appear in the e-mail and/or posted on the website. You must be specific and concise in your e-mail as to where you want responses sent and what you want the ad to say. AILA NE Chapter will not edit or review the ad so please proofread your material. The ad will be posted upon receipt of your payment.

The Irish International Immigrant Center seeks a highly motivated immigration attorney with experience and expertise in immigration and nationality law; and excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. The immigration attorney will provide expert legal consultation to clients on immigration and citizenship concerns and
manage existing cases, as well as, take on new cases. This is a full-time role. The attorney will report to the Director of Legal Services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Direct Service
 Provide immigration and citizenship advice, assistance, and representation to
IIIC clients and potential clients within the guidelines established for the
Immigration Legal Services program.
 Conduct new client intakes assessing eligibility at the IIIC’s citizenship clinics,
and provide full representation to applicants for naturalization.
 Conduct intake clinics and provide representation through partnership programs
with women’s shelters, healthcare facilities, and schools.
 Provide full representation in family and humanitarian immigration cases.
 Zealously advocate on behalf of clients and provide high-quality legal services to
all clients.
 Follow department protocols for cases and consultations.
 Participate in the IIIC's advocacy efforts.
 Attend periodic community evening intake clinics in Downtown Boston,
Dorchester, South Boston, and Brighton.
 Consult with Director of Legal Services and other colleagues on legal and case
issues.
 Maintain accurate, up-to-date files, statistics, and records on clients and cases.
 Maintain professional and ethical standards in all legal activities, including
interactions with clients, record keeping, and legal filings.
Internal Duties
 Support clients in accessing other IIIC programs and services in collaboration
with Education, Wellness and Inclusion staff.
 Provide case examples, statistical and other data for use in advocacy and
fundraising activities.
 Participate in departmental and agency-wide meetings, planning activities,
trainings, events, etc. as appropriate.
 Support the IIIC mission and the efforts of other IIIC programs.
 Provide reports as required by the Director of Legal Services.
 Perform other tasks as required by the Director of Legal Services.

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Commitment to the overall mission and values of the IIIC;
 J.D. or LL.M. degree with admission to the bar of any state;
 Minimum of two years of experience handling immigration and/or citizenship
cases;

 A team player with strong collaboration skills:
 Fluency in Spanish, French, Portuguese or Haitian Creole preferred.

ABOUT THE IRISH INTERNATIONAL IMMIGRANT CENTER
The Irish International Immigrant Center (IIIC) was founded in 1989 by a group of immigrants committed to helping empower immigrants and refugees from more than 120 countries by providing the legal, educational and wellness support they need to build successful lives. Building on our Irish roots of welcoming others, social justice and human rights, we help 3500 newcomers annually find community, and we stand up for immigration policies that are humane and just. America is a nation of immigrants, and despite the current political climate, we are proud to continue the tradition of welcoming immigrants to this country and working together to create a better future for all. Our vision is of a shared society where all people are welcomed and valued and enjoy equal opportunities and protections. For more information on the Irish International Immigrant Center please visit www.iiicenter.org .

WORKING AT THE IIIC

Our staff of thirty bring enthusiasm and a commitment to our mission and to the work they do at the Center. We work – and sometimes play – as a team. Our generous benefits package includes 14 holidays, 20 vacation days and 5 sick days. Health benefits, 12 weeks paid family leave, and a matching 3% of salary contribution toward a 403b plan are offered to anyone working 20 hours per week or more.

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to career@iiicenter.org with “Immigration Attorney” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: Rolling (we will interview applicants as we receive resumes until the position is filled).

The Irish International Immigrant Center is committed to a policy of providing equal employment opportunities for all and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, creed or religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability. We encourage applications from all those interested and qualified.

Posted 4.19.2019

Immigration Paralegal (full time or part-time) – Boston immigration firm with predominantly professional, academic, employment, and family-based practice seeks highly motivated individual for a position involving extensive client contact and case management responsibilities.  You must have the ability to write about technical matters clearly, concisely, and quickly, take the initiative when necessary to identify issues and propose solutions, and shift seamlessly from task to task as priorities change throughout the day.  Seeking candidates with 0-2 years prior immigration or legal experience.   Normal work hours of 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F.  Preference will be given to applicants willing to make a two year commitment.  Respond in confidence to  richard@costariccio.com  with resume and cover letter summarizing relevant background or experience using the subject line “Immigration Paralegal.”

Posted 4.17.2019

Immigration Attorney Position

Outside GC is seeking an experienced business immigration attorney to join our busy and collegial immigration practice.

Outside GC is the nation’s largest provider of on-demand in-house legal counsel services. We provide sophisticated general counsel legal services to companies of all sizes – from start-ups to large multinationals – in a range of industries, including technology, life sciences, media, SaaS, advertising, retail, e-commerce, consumer products/services and others.  We are a team of senior business attorneys located in MA, NY, DC and CA, and are experiencing steady growth. Outside GC offers a unique alternative to a traditional law firm or in-house career.

We currently have a flexible and rewarding opportunity for an experienced business immigration attorney to join a collegial team at Outside GC LLC on a contractor basis. Position is ideal for someone who appreciates work/life balance and the ability to work from home. You will work with a senior immigration attorney and administrative assistant 1 or 2 days a week in Sharon, MA, and the remainder performed remotely from home. Approximately 25-30 hrs/week, on average.

Responsibilities:

Work closely with senior immigration attorney to support our busy and growing immigration practice. Enjoy extensive client contact and case management responsibilities. More specifically, the job duties include:

  • Analyzing and assessing the eligibility of foreign national employees for nonimmigrant status (H-1B, L-1, E-2, O-1, TN, and J-1) and immigrant status (EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3 I-140s), and advise clients accordingly;
  • Managing PERM labor certification application processes from initiation to certification, including drafting of PERM applications and advising clients of strategies, regulations, timelines, etc.;
  • Preparing nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions, including drafting of detailed employer support letters for the same;
  • Preparing permanent resident applications (I-485s and related applications, and consular IV petitions) and naturalization applications;
  • Advising clients regarding F-1 student status and work authorization, I-9 compliance and consular processing issues; and
  • Staying abreast of current business immigration law reforms and trends in government agency adjudications.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • JD from an ABA accredited law school;
  • Bar admission and member in good standing;
  • At least 5 years of business immigration experience, including strong experience preparing applications for nonimmigrant status (H-1Bs, L-1s, E-2s, O-1s, TNs, and/or J-1s) and immigrant status (PERM applications, EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3 I-140s, I-485s and/or I-130 applications) for foreign nationals;
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills and ability to communicate with clients effectively;
  • Must be organized, responsive, detail-oriented, able to multi-task and prioritize workload effectively, able to work independently and take ownership for projects, and have excellent follow through skills;
  • Must live within driving distance of Sharon, MA office and be willing to work in a home office environment, predominantly with one or two attorneys, an administrative assistant, and a lovable dog; and
  • AILA membership preferred.

Competitive hourly salary commensurate with experience, no health insurance offered.  To apply, please send your resume to lgeisinger@outsidegc.com.

Posted 4.15.2019

Immigration Attorney – Clark Lau LLC is growing and we invite you to join a collegial team providing high-touch employment-, accomplishment-, and family-based immigration solutions to employers and individuals.  The ideal candidate must have strong writing and case management skills, experience working in a team environment, appetite for business development, and demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.  Immigration experience and Massachusetts bar admission required; initiative and innovation a plus.  We offer a competitive salary, full health benefits (medical, dental, and vision), retirement plan, and gym membership.  School loan repayment program available.

Interested applicants should contact Managing Partner Vincent Lau directly (vlau@clarklau.com) in confidence with resume and cover letter.

Posted 4.9.2019

Mills & Born have been serving the New England immigrant community for over 30 years. We seek an associate attorney in our Everett office. The ideal candidate would have some immigration law experience and speak Spanish or Portuguese fluently. We primarily take removal defense, asylum, family, U visa and SIJ cases. We also do employment and personal injury on behalf of plaintiffs. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Posted 4.2.2019

Seeking Contract Attorney Work

 

Greetings AILA NE Members,

I am a solo practitioner seeking contract attorney work within the Greater Boston and New England area.

I have prepared and filed petitions and applications for submission to US government agencies and consular post for immigrant status including: I-130s, F-1 Visas, VAWAS, affirmative asylum, waivers, and  I-485s.

I am eager to gain more experience with filing any and all type of non-immigrant visas,  employment based visas and/or investor visas including but not limited to  F-1, L-1, O, E-1, E-2, J-1, H-1B, EB visas, waivers, and Perms.

If you have any need for assistance in these areas, whether it is addressing an overflow as the need arises or work on an ongoing basis, I would appreciate the opportunity to speak with you.

 

Please contact me either via email at ilham@soffanlaw.com or by phone at (857) 400-0580. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.

Posted 3.27.2019

Experienced business immigration attorney opening

Chin & Curtis, LLP has an opening for an attorney with 2 to 4 years of business immigration experience, including in depth PERM experience, as well as strong experience in a broad range of nonimmigrant categories.  Excellent communication, writing and detail-oriented skills are required and the candidate must have a demonstrated track record of providing exceptional client service while working within a fast-paced environment.  Candidate must be a member of the Massachusetts bar.

Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to jobs@chincurtis.com for consideration. No phone calls please.

Posted 3.18.2019

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