The Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition is the only non-profit organization in the Washington, D.C. area with legal services programs focused exclusively on assisting immigrants detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Virginia and Maryland, and unaccompanied immigrant children held in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement in Virginia. We are seeking a attorney to join our Detained Adult Program and assist our team provide quality legal services to adults detained in the DMV. We seek a committed advocate who will enhance our team’s ability to provide empathetic legal services to detained immigrants hailing from a wide variety of countries and who speak many different languages. Responsibilities will include providing know your rights and intake services to adults detained in custody as well as providing direct representation.
The attorney will lead Legal Orientation Program (LOP) visits to detention centers in the DMV screening applicants for relief.