Immigration Staff Attorneys – Albany & Buffalo, NY

Immigration Staff Attorney Positions – Albany & Buffalo, New York Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York (PLS) is seeking the immediate hire of immigration attorneys in its Albany and Buffalo offices. Attorneys will provide free legal representation to individuals incarcerated in New York State in removal proceedings in the Institutional Hearing Program (IHP), and toContinue reading “Immigration Staff Attorneys – Albany & Buffalo, NY”

Marc Bachman

Marc Bachman Immigration Staff Attorney 41 State Street, Suite M112 Albany, NY 12207 Phone: 518-445-6050  mbachman@plsny.org Marc earned his Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, at Tulane University and his Juris Doctor at  Syracuse University College of Law, where he was an active member of the Moot Court Board and a recipient of the American JurisprudenceContinue reading “Marc Bachman”

Halinka Zolcik – Accredited Representative

Halinka Zolcik Accredited RepresentativeTel.: 518-694-8699 x 2106 hzolcik@plsny.org Halinka joined the Albany office of PLS as an immigration law graduate/immigrant justice corps fellow in September 2017. Halinka received her JD from the University of Wyoming College of Law in May 2017. Before attending law school, she worked for a criminal law district court judge forContinue reading “Halinka Zolcik – Accredited Representative”

Jahaira Roldan – Immigration Paralegal/Administrative Assistant

Jahaira Roldan ImmigrationParalegal Administrative Assistant (518) 694-8699 ext. 2111 jroldan@plsny.org Jahaira Roldan, Immigration Paralegal/Administrative Assistant. Jahaira was born in Queens, New York and then moved to the South End of Albany where she grew up. She is currently pursuing her BA in Sociology with a minor in Political Science at the University at Albany. ThroughContinue reading “Jahaira Roldan – Immigration Paralegal/Administrative Assistant”

Laura Rion – Immigration Staff Attorney

Laura Rion Immigration Staff Attorney lrion@plsny.org Laura was born and raised in North Carolina. In 2014, she received her Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science from Campbell University before moving to New York City to attend law school. Laura graduated from New York Law School in 2017. During law school she focused on immigration workContinue reading “Laura Rion – Immigration Staff Attorney”

Yuriy Pereyaslavskiy – Staff Attorney/Technology & Social Media Coordinator

Yuriy Pereyaslavskiy Staff Attorney & Technology & Social Media Coordinator PLS Immigration Unit (845) 391-3110 ext. 2108 ypereyaslavskiy@plsny.org       Yuriy has been with the PLSNY since March 2018, litigating removal defense cases representing detained, non-detained and incarcerated individuals before the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals andContinue reading “Yuriy Pereyaslavskiy – Staff Attorney/Technology & Social Media Coordinator”

John Peng – Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow

John Peng Federal Litigation & Appellate Staff Attorney, 41 State St., Ste. M112 Albany, NY 12207 T: (518) 694-8699 ext. 2102 jpeng@plsny.org John Peng,  Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow.  John joined the Immigration Unit in August 2019 as an Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow. He received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. There, John wasContinue reading “John Peng – Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow”

Alex McGriff – Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow

Alex McGriff Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow (518) 694-8699 amcgriff@plsny.org Alex McGriff, Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow. Alex grew up in Birmingham, Alabama. In 2013, he graduated from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee with a B.A. in Political Science. After graduation, he worked in Memphis as an immigration paralegal, primarily serving clients affirmatively applying for asylum and defendingContinue reading “Alex McGriff – Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow”

Rohmah Javed – Immigration Supervising Attorney

Rohmah Javed Supervising Attorney (518) 694-8699 x 2104 rjaved@plsny.org  Rohmah was born in Southampton, England and raised in Toronto, Canada. Rohmah received her Bachelors of Science in Life Sciences at McMaster University in 2014 before moving to Cleveland, Ohio to attend law school. Rohmah graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of law where sheContinue reading “Rohmah Javed – Immigration Supervising Attorney”