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2,000+ refugee and immigrant children in New York face deportation without a lawyer. Our mission is to get that number to zero. Safe Passage is a young organization with an entrepreneurial culture and deep appreciation for diverse backgrounds. We have doubled in size every year since 2013, are now 21 staff including 12 attorneys, and must continue to grow to support these amazing children. We are looking for Staff Attorneys with 2+ years experience and Senior Staff Attorneys with 5+ years experience, to serve in our Lower Manhattan and/or Garden City Long Island offices.

Safe Passage got great coverage recently in The New Yorker and Soledad O’Brien did a video

Attorney Positions, About You

You are an attorney admitted to the NYS Bar, have relevant immigration law experience, and Spanish proficiency. You are deeply passionate about fighting for the rights of immigrant children. Your work will be to mentor pro bono attorneys and to handle your own direct case load, including asylum and SIJS. You might also help take the lead on legal trainings. You’ll be eligible for a competitive salary as well as unique benefits including a professional development stipend, unlimited paid time off, and more.

Staff Attorney

Senior Staff Attorney

Internships, Summer 2018

During the summer, we are excited to host a small number of both college and legal interns to support the work we do on behalf of vulnerable, undocumented immigrant children. Please see the links below for a detailed description and instructions on how to apply.

College Intern

Administrative Assistant

Safe Passage Project is looking for a part-time, short term Administrative Assistant to support our Senior Operations Associate in maintaining the day-to-day operations of our not-for-profit organization. Please see below for more details.

Administrative Assistant

 

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