Position: Immigration Staff Attorney
Tahirih Justice Center
Falls Church, VA
The Tahirih Justice Center is a national non-profit organization that supports the courage of immigrant women and girls who refuse to be victims of violence by providing holistic legal services and advocacy in courts, Congress, and communities. Through pro bono holistic legal services and public policy advocacy, Tahirih protects women and girls seeking protection from gender-based human rights abuses such as domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, female genital mutilation, honor crimes, and forced marriage. Tahirih is a Bahá'í-inspired organization and works to create a world where women and girls can live in safety and with dignity. Winner of the 2010 Meyer Exponent Award which recognizes outstanding nonprofit executive directors and the 2007 Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management, Tahirih has a staff of 53 with offices in Falls Church, VA; Houston, TX; and Baltimore, MD.
Position Summary: Tahirih is recruiting for the full-time position of Immigration Staff Attorney to represent immigrant women in gender-based asylum cases, claims brought under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and other related immigration matters, including T and U visas. The staff attorney will also have outreach, education, and support responsibilities. This position will be based in the Falls Church, VA office.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled, with an immediate start date. Email submissions should include “Immigration Attorney” in the subject line. Please note: Candidates applying must have work authorization in the United States.
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