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International Rescue Committee

Managing Attorney

The Managing Attorney, Children’s Program will launch and oversee a new program, funded by the Executive Office for Immigration Review, providing legal services for unaccompanied children, including representation in immigration court, before the USCIS Asylum Office, and in state court proceedings. The Managing Attorney will bring not only legal expertise and a passion for this area of work, but also the ability to motivate and mentor a team of legal professionals in a dynamic and fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment. The position will work oversee a team of two attorneys and two legal assistants, split between the Elizabeth and New York offices. They will work in close collaboration with IRC’s social services programs for children and youth, building out a truly holistic model for children facing the immigration system. The position will also work in collaboration with community partners and will be part of IRC’s growing network of asylum and removal defense legal programs across the US.