Catholic Immigration Legal Services (CILS) provides quality legal immigration assistance to low-income residents of Washington. Currently, CILS provides free citizenship/N-400 application assistance to people who are currently on public benefits or living in the city of Seattle. CILS has two office locations: Seattle and Mt. Vernon. CILS is a Department of Justice (DOJ)-recognized program that assists in assuring high quality legal representation. CILS has an immigration staff attorney and DOJ accredited representatives. The staff of a DOJ-recognized agency must have a certain level of experience in, and knowledge of, immigration law to be accredited by the DOJ to provide immigration legal services. DOJ-accreditation also ensures that caseworkers will not be engaged in the unauthorized practice of law. All other immigration and citizenship services are provided for a small fee in Seattle and Mount Vernon (Skagit, Whatcom, Island, San Juan and Snohomish counties).
The Immigration Caseworker works with the program leadership to provide immigration legal services to the immigrant and refugee community. The Case Manager assists clients with completing forms, maintain communication with clients, attend workshop, training, and meetings; conduct outreach, manage all aspects case files, collect and deposit service fees.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Must possess a combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to perform the responsibilities of the position.