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Kelly W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 17, 2013

Kelly W.

   United States

Overview

"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."

~Confucius (551479 BCE)


My goal is to gain expertise in all aspects of U.S. immigration and citizenship law. I am especially skilled in family-based immigration (I-130, I-129F, I-751), asylum/withholding/CAT (I-589), Naturalization (N-400/N-600), Adjustment (I-485), VAWA, removal, non-immigrant visas, and deferred action. But I would like to further my knowledge in SIJ status and employment-based immigration.


I am also interested in SSI/SSDI, child...

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Skills (4)

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Immigration Law
Technical Writing
Board of Director experience
Volunteer Training

Employment

Interfaith Legal Services for Immigrants
Executive Director
2013 - Present
?Currently working on grant research and fundraising. ?Currently working with individual team leaders of the 501c3 to help them optimize their impact through better organization, planning, and...
Interfaith Legal Services for Immigrants
Non-Profit Immigration Law Clerk
2012 - Present
?Researched various legal questions to assist attorney in defensive asylum cases and removal hearings. ? Prepared immigration forms for U.S. citizens to petition for relatives and for lawful...
Interfaith Legal Services for Immigrants
Board Member
2012 - 2013
The Bleisch Law Firm
Asylum Law Clerk
2012 - 2012
? Researched country conditions to corroborate asylum client
Gateway Legal Services
SSI/SSDI Law Clerk
2011 - 2011
? Analyzed Social Security disability claimants
Jewish Vocational Services of Kansas City
Refugee Resettlement Intern
2010 - 2010
?Conducted ongoing cultural orientation. ?Advocated on behalf of refugee clients throughout the Kansas City, Missouri community. ?Tracked progress and ongoing needs of clients and their families.
U.S. Department of State
Foreign Service Intern
2010 - 2010
? Overhauled the Economic Section
KPMG US
International Tax Intern
2009 - 2009
? Analyzed U.S. Tax Treaties, Internal Revenue Code, and Treasury Regulations for U.S. Shareholder Corporations on behalf of the International Corporate Service practice. ?Efficiently prepared...

Education

Warrensburg High School
Warrensburg, Missouri
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Washington University in St. Louis
Doctor of Law (J.D.)
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University of Central Missouri
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
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