Job Details

Legal Internship **

Company name

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student


Granger, WA

Date Last Verified

Mar 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 06,2017
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
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Legal Internship Interns will directly represent residents, primarily Latino farm workers in this region, who seek immigration legal services. Duties include appearing in immigration court hearings, preparing clients for court or interviews with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), preparing witnesses, gathering supporting documentation and preparing correspondence on behalf of clients with affirmative applications before USCIS, drafting legal briefs and making oral arguments in court or before adjudicators at local USCIS offices. In addition to their direct caseload, intern responsibilities include the following: Participation on monthly radio show on Radio KDNA and other community educational events or presentations. Conduct in person or telephonic intakes. Identify legal issues and potential forms of relief for immigrants. Perform a variety of administrative tasks. The internship is open to first, second, and third year law students. Should have excellent written and oral communication skills, an interest in immigration law, an ability to work in a diverse and challenging work environment, and a commitment to advancing and defending the legal rights of low-income immigrants and refugees. Willingness to live in a rural community. Some travel is required. Must be fluent in oral and written Spanish.

Additional info

Send a resume and brief cover letter explaining interest.

Company info

Laura Contreras
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project.
PO Box 270
121 Sunnyside Ave.
Granger, WA 98932
Fax: 509-854-1500

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