Catholic Charities
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • 51000-56100
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Catholic Charities

Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. Competitive benefits package, including: 100% employer paid health insurance (employee portion), disability, life insurance, paid time off, 13 paid holidays, retirement plan, free parking and more.

2021 Most Admired Company Portland Business Journal

Immigration Attorney

Department: Immigration Legal Services

Employment Type: Full Time (40hrs/wk.); Exempt

Reports to: Immigration Legal Services Director

Location: SE Portland

Compensation: $51,000 - $56,100 annual salary

At CCO We Take Care of Our People

  • 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision, and alternative care benefits for the employee.
  • 100% employer-paid long-term disability and life insurance.
  • Paid vacation, sick, personal and 13 paid holidays.
  • Retirement benefit with employer match and discretionary contribution.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Catholic Charities of Oregon employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness government-sponsored education loan repayment program.
  • Full list of benefits can be found on this page under Resources. Please note these benefits are subject to change.

Our Culture:

We are proud of our healthy work culture at Catholic Charities of Oregon. We care for our employees so they can take care of others. Our approach includes everything from support for continued training and education to a strong focus on allowing each employee to own their job and become a thought leader in their area of service. Together, we work to make a concrete, hands-on difference in our community.

Who We Are:

Catholic Charities of Oregon was named by the Portland Business Journal as the #2 Non-profit in their list of 2021 Most Admired Companies. Founded in 1933, Catholic Charites of Oregon is one of Oregon's oldest nonprofit social service agencies whose mission is to assure that essential, life-saving services and supports are accessible to the most vulnerable Oregonians.

Who You Are:

Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services (CCILS) provides high quality immigration legal services to low-income immigrants and their families, and engages in public education, training, and community outreach to promote justice for all newcomers and encourage their full participation in American Society. A successful person in this role is compassionate, has great communication skills, with a willingness to listen, and knows how to persevere.

What You Will Work On:

  • The attorney will provide direct immigration legal services to low-income individuals
  • Supervision of support staff, legal interns, and legal volunteers as assigned.
  • Conduct trainings for legal service providers, community partners, and law students; some travel is required
  • Perform community outreach and education events; some travel is required
  • Responsible for coordinating and onboarding interns and volunteers
  • Effectively represent CCILS at community functions and at other events as requested or needed

What You Bring:

Education, Certifications, and Licensure Requirements/Preferences

  • JD degree from an accredited law school and admission to bar in any state

Experience Requirements/Preferences

  • JD degree from an accredited law school and admission to bar in any state
  • Ability to communicate concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing in Spanish and English
  • Minimum one year experience practicing immigration law preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)


Catholic Charities of Oregon requires all employees to confirm they are fully vaccinated, or in the process of receiving the COVID-19 vaccination. Employees can submit the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) request for exception form for medical or religious accommodation. COVID-19 testing in lieu of being vaccinated or having an approved medical or religious exception is not an option.


Catholic Charities of Oregon is dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion across our agency. Catholic Charities of Oregon recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, equal pay, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. Applicants and employees need not be Catholic. Complete Social Justice and Diversity statements can be found on this page under Resources.

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