CACI International Legal Assistant-Washington, DC in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

Assist the staff of the Special Operations Unit of the Office of Enforcement Operations of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice with:

  • Process requests made by federal prosecutors and law enforcement authorities for the issuance of an S visa to persons who have substantially assisted law enforcement in a criminal case:

  • Ensure that all S-Visa request submitted by law enforcement have been properly logged in.

  • Review S-visa requests to ensure that all statutory and department policy mandated information has been provided by law enforcement.

  • Identify the grounds of inadmissibility under immigration law that apply to the particular defendant for whom a S visa application is made.

  • Contact the sponsoring law enforcement agency to identify all the relevant facts of the person’s cooperation with the law enforcement, underlying criminal conduct (if any), and basis for inadmissibility.

  • Write a memorandum for the signature of the OEO Director, to the Deputy Assistant Attorney General, making a recommendation regarding the request.

  • Prepare congressional reports regarding S visas:

  • Engage with CIS to positively identify all cases where S visas were granted in a particular year

  • Review the OEO file corresponding to each such S visa granted to determine what documentation is missing

  • Engage with the sponsoring federal law enforcement agency to obtain the information that is missing, if any

  • Draft the congressional report once all the information has been obtained.

5 years professional experience

Litigation support experience

Legal writing skills

Experience utilizing case management and records tracking applications

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Job Location

US-Washington-DC-WASHINGTON DC

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.