Immigration Attorney, Catholic Charities-Diocese of Palm Beach


The Immigration Attorney to help lead the charge in providing legal assistance to assist with family reunification, re-entry permits, naturalization, labor permits, employment visas as well as asylum application.



  • Follows through with referrals from the Diocese, parishes and public as well as refugee resettlement staff and other Catholic Charities programs to provide consultation as requested on immigration legal matters.
  •  Assesses referred cases for appropriate services (or possible referral).
  • Prepares and/or supervises the preparation of family petitions, asylum applications, waivers, VAWA, consular processing, and other applications for immigration relief.
  • Implements program’s revenue increase via attorney assisted services program.
  • Ensures strict adherence to budgetary expectations and program requirements.
  • Represents clients before USCIS proceedings and EOIR court proceedings.
  • Assists Program Director in the development and expansion of its immigration services and resources.
  • Remains current with law, literature and community needs and trends.
  • Acts as a resource person for staff and assists with staff training.
  • Completes required written assignments or reports on a timely basis.
  • Participates on a CQI team.
  • Attends agency meetings and staff development programs as required.
  • Attends training session as determined by the need’s outlines in annual evaluation.
  • Assists Program Director in Compilation of Budget, Demographic, and Case Management Reports.


  • J.D. Degree or Equivalent and Member in good standing of any U.S. State Bar Association.
  • At least 3 years of experience in immigration law
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish and/or English/Creole) preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Software (especially Word, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Will adhere to all Catholic Charities and Diocesan policies and Procedures.
  • Exhibits professional telephone manner, interpersonal skills, confidentiality.
  •  Ability to work effectively with Diocesan employees, pastors, departments heads, representatives of other agencies and the public.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and make responsible judgment calls.
  • Ability to respect confidentiality and consistently exercise discretion and good business judgement.
  • Ability to work irregular hours.
  • Knowledge and support of Catholic Church teachings
  • Florida Driver’s License, excellent driving record and access to vehicle

How to Apply:

Interested applicants, please email resume to: