La Maestra Family Clinic, Inc. is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) which has BIA Recognition to provide low cost immigration services to the public.
The Immigration Attorney will manage the immigration program at La Maestra Family Clinic, Inc. They will be responsible for assisting low income community members with immigration petitions such as naturalization, green cards, and family petitions. They will also assist with immigration relief for victims of crime by filing U-Visa’s, T-Visa’s, and VAWA petitions. The Immigration Attorney may also be required to advocate for clients in immigration court in removal, and asylum proceedings.
The Immigration Attorney will work closely with other departments at La Maestra to increase the access to care for immigration services and expanding the program. Expectations for further developing the immigration program include supervising student law clerks, and managing outside pro bono legal assistance.
The applicant must be licensed and a member in good standing of at least one State Bar.
La Maestra Community Health Centers is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender, disability or any other legally protected status.
About La Maestra Community Health Centers
La Maestra Community Health Centers (LMCHC) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). For the past 28 years, LMCHC has provided culturally and linguistically competent primary care, specialty services including behavioral and mental health, chronic disease management and essential support services to men, women and children in San Diego’s most culturally diverse and lowest income communities. Services are provided at four medical clinics, eleven dental sites, three school-based health centers, and a mobile medical unit. LMCHC’s main health center is located in City Heights, a community that is home to more than 90,000 residents, many of whom are recently settled refugees and immigrants from more than 60 countries with unique health and well-being needs. Additional health center locations include the underserved communities of El Cajon, National City and Lemon Grove, where the majority of patients are also refugees and immigrants in need of affordable, quality health care and social services.