Thursday, September 9, 2010

On the Job! Migrant children

(On the Job! pays occasional notice to interesting intlaw job notices)

The decade-old Detained Immigrant and Refugee Children's Initiative of the Florence Project is seeking a staff attorney. (hat tip)
The staff attorney, who must be fluent in Spanish, will advocate for unaccompanied immigrant minors who are in removal proceedings and in U.S. immigration custody, in contract shelters or foster care in Phoenix. The position is based in Phoenix.
The staff attorney will be part of a 5-member team that gives "know your rights" presentations at shelters, conducts intake and pre-court counseling sessions, and affords representation at various legal forums. The position includes extensive client contact with children from diverse backgrounds, including indigenous children and children who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect or other emotional and physical trauma.
Application details here.

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