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Nashville International Center for Empowerment

Immigration Specialist

Nashville International Center for Empowerment


Job Summary

Nashville International Center for Empowerment (NICE), established in 2005, is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 community base organization dedicated to ensure refugees and immigrants achieve their full potentials now and for generations to come. The Immigration Specialist will report to the Immigration Manager. This is a full-time 40 hour position.

Job Responsibilities

  • Determine client meets required eligibility guidelines for services and assist client with all required forms filled out accurately
  • Compile data, write and submit monthly and quarterly reports
  • Provide accurately completed and required documents to supervisors within specified deadline
  • Update and maintain client database spreadsheet
  • Keep up with changes in immigration law through USCIS or other networks
  • Outreach in the community to build partnerships and maintain existing relationships
  • Supervise case files to ensure completion and compliance with immigration requirements
  • Communicate with Program Manager on updates, program progress, strategies and challenges
  • Communicate immigration law changes with other departments as necessary
  • Maintain sensitive information to ensure client privacy
  • Provide client follow up as needed and record feedback


  • Knowledge of basic immigration law
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well individually and without much supervision
  • Ability to work with teams as needed
  • Proficient use of computers, Microsoft Office especially Word and Excel
  • Ability to learn to use database
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or at least 3 years’ experience in immigration field

*Consideration will be given to current or former Department of Justice (DOJ, formerly BIA) accredited individuals or individuals with experience

Additional Information


Paid holidays, vacation and PTO, health care reimbursement and 401k

How to Apply

TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No calls or emails. Applications without requested
information will not be considered.


Nashville International Center for Empowerment does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion (creed), gender, gender identity/expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors and vendors.


  • Date Posted: July 22, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Salary Range: $36,000-$40,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk M-F 9:00 AM-5:00 PM