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Law Student - Government in Tucson, AZ **

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Company name

USDOJ Executive Office for Immigration Review

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Tucson, AZ

Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2018

Posted on

Jan 19,2018

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Law Student Volunteer, Summer 2018 The law interns gain an understanding of immigration law and procedure as it relates to removal and deportation issues. Interns will have the opportunity to develop their research, writing, and analytical skills, and familiarize themselves with the Immigration and Nationality Act, the Code of Federal Regulations, and immigration case law set forth by the Board of Immigration Appeals and the federal courts. Typical assignments include researching complex issues of removability and eligibility for relief from removal, preparing decisions on motions, and drafting final decisions for immigration judges. Interns work closely with Judicial Law Clerks and Attorney Advisors, and have the opportunity to observe hearings and gain insight into the adjudicatory process. Must be a law student enrolled at least half-time, and who has completed at least one semester of law school. Should have strong legal research and writing skills. Prior immigration law experience is preferred. Application Deadline: February 19, 2018.

Additional info

Submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample (up to 5 pages, single-spaced), and unofficial transcript.

Company info

Matthew Mittelstadt
Attorney Advisor
USDOJ Executive Office for Immigration Review
160 N. Stone Avenue
Suite 300
Tucson, AZ 85701-1502