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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.
Send a resume and brief cover letter explaining interest.
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