• Social Worker

    The full-time social worker works in partnership with CAIR Coalition attorneys to safeguard the rights and dignity of all detained immigrants and provide critical social work services for the National Qualified Representation Program (NQRP) clients with mental health diagnoses or other indicia of incompetency. This full-time position engages with clients on a case-by-case, as needed basis, addressing and advocating for the clients’ non-legal needs.

  • Contract Attorney - Detained Children's Program

    CAIR Coalition is the only non-profit organization in the Washington, D.C. area with a legal services program 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 contract attorney in our Detained Children’s Program. The Contract Attorney will focus on provision of direct legal services to detained and released unaccompanied immigrant children, as well as recruitment and mentoring of pro bono attorneys. This position reports to the Director of the Detained Children’s program.

  • Staff Attorney - Direct Representation and Jail Visit Services

    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.

  • Legal Assistant - Detained Children's Program

    The Capital Area Immigrants' Rights (CAIR) Coalition seeks two legal assistants in our Detained Children’s Program to focus on providing legal services to immigrant minors held in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement throughout Virginia and Maryland.

  • Legal Assistant - Detained Adults Program

    The Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition seeks a legal assistant in our Detained Adult Program to support the provision of legal services to noncitizens held in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody throughout Virginia and Maryland, with a primary focus in Maryland. The Detained Adult Program provides services ranging from know your rights workshops to direct representation to placement of individuals cases with pro bono counsel. The legal assistant supports all members of the Detained Adult Program staff in preparing for visits to area detention facilities, conducting research on individual cases, and facilitating the Program’s pro bono placement project. This position will report to a staff attorney in the Detained Adult Program team focusing on services in Maryland.