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Nashville International Center for Empowerment

Immigration Specialist

Nashville International Center for Empowerment


Job Summary

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

Job Responsibilities

  • Determine clients meet required eligibility guidelines for services and assist clients with filling out all required forms accurately
  • Compile data, write and submit monthly and quarterly reports
  • Provide accurately completed required documents to supervisors within specified deadline
  • Update and maintain client database spreadsheet
  • Monitor changes in immigration law through USCIS or other networks
  • Conduct community outreach 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, including, Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel
  • Ability to learn to use a database
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or at least 3 years’ experience in the immigration field
  • *Priority consideration will be given to current or former Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) accredited individuals or individuals with experience

Additional Information


Full time position with benefits.

How to Apply

To apply please submit cover letter and resume to Applications will accepted until position is filled.



  • Date Posted: January 7, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 02/01/2021
  • Salary Range: $13-$15 per hour
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk M-F 9:00 AM-5:00 PM