JFON Nebraska seeks Immigrant-Focused Medical Legal Partnership (IMLP) Attorney
The JFON-NE Immigrant-Focused Medical Legal Partnership (IMLP) Attorney is responsible for the provision of direct legal services to immigrant families who have significant medical needs. The IMLP Attorney will work on cases involving Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status, asylum/refugee matters, U-visas, T-visas, and family based options among others. The IMLP Attorney position is located in Omaha, Nebraska and will work in coordination with area healthcare providers to promote community education and advocacy of immigrants’ rights.
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Northern Illinois JFON seeks Full-Time Paralegal
Northern Illinois Justice for Our Neighbors is a faith-driven ministry, welcoming immigrants into our churches and communities by providing free, high-quality immigration legal services, education, and advocacy. NIJFON is a non-profit organization recognized by the Department of Justice as an immigration legal services provider with roots in the United Methodist Church and welcoming to people of all backgrounds and faiths.
The NIJFON paralegal will work closely with legal staff on direct representation matters before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Executive Office for Immigration Review, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The paralegal will also assist in fulfilling NIJFON’s missions of immigration education, advocacy, and cross-cultural community building.
We represent low-income immigrants throughout Northern Illinois, currently operating monthly weekend clinics in Aurora, Rockford, and Chicago. A fourth clinic will alternate locations between Buffalo Grove and Crystal Lake. This position is based in Chicago and requires some evening and weekend hours. Access to reliable transportation via car is necessary.