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Senior Policy Analyst
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Senior Policy Analyst and Writer – Policy Team – Washington, D.C. Office
The National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) advances human rights and due process for immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers through direct legal services, impact litigation, advocacy and public education. Headquartered in Chicago with offices in Washington, DC and Indiana, NIJC’s team of 100 attorneys, paralegals and professionals, along with 1,600 pro bono attorneys, is at the forefront of immigration reform.
About the position
NIJC’s Washington, D.C. office develops policy priorities toward the advancement of human rights and due process for immigrant communities. Priority areas include: access to counsel and due process rights; ending immigration detention; combatting harsh immigration enforcement and the criminalization of migrants; and defending the right to asylum. The Senior Policy Analyst will help to advance these priorities by utilizing public records and oversight tools to uncover relevant government records, researching and analyzing domestic and international law and policy, and drafting policy briefs, reports, and other materials as needed to educate and advocate with lawmakers and policymakers. Some of the work will require rapid response and travel to conduct field research, including interviewing and rights monitoring. The Senior Policy Analyst will be directly supervised by the Director of Policy in NIJC’s Washington, D.C. office.
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