Fields: law, immigrants, refugees, childhood, detained migrants
Location: El Paso Texas
Details and Requirements: Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc. (DMRS) has one opening for a caseworker within its Unaccompanied Minors Program. DMRS is a full service immigration legal aid organization providing high quality free and low cost legal services to individuals residing within the geographical boundaries of the Catholic Diocese of El Paso. The caseworker will work with a team to provide know-your-rights presentations, legal screening intakes for the determination of eligibility for relief from removal, and court preparation session, as well as provide support for the direct legal representation of minors in Immigration Court, family court, and before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The caseworker will also conduct administrative tasks, including preparing applications, opening files, and inputting data for reporting purposes. Qualifications: Experience working in a professional atmosphere; Experience in immigration law preferred; Fluency in English and Spanish; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Demonstrated commitment to public service, particularly to children’s issues and/or immigration. $11.86 per hour (35 hour work week) + benefits.