(38.73056,-77.102684)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

4100 Mohawk LaneAlexandria, VA 22309

About

Summary: The Legal Assistant provides administrative, translation, and interpreter support to the Pro Bono Attorney providing services to Progreso immigrant clients seeking assistance with the following:

  • Employment-based immigration visas
  • Deportation issues
  • Assist in filing for US Citizenship
  • Obtaining a resident permit also known as a green card
  • Assist in filing for political asylum or refugee status
  • Download the appropriate legal forms and translate the form information for applicants to provide requisite information in order to complete the forms
  • Provides interpreter assistance for the Attorney during meetings with immigrant clients to help clients understand the next steps or additional information required
  • Assist clients who do not speak English as his/her first language; the ability to speak another language is an asset for legal assistants
  • Execellent people skills and clear communication is important because of the close contact with clients from other cultures, making dialogue especially challenging; due to various documented and undocumented data accompanying each case, immigration lawyers must have strong research and analytical abilities as well

Skills

  • Customer Service
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Translation

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 22
  • Orientation or Training
  • Open: Monday-Friday (open at 9:00 am)

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