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Law Student - Public Interest in Tacoma, WA **

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Company name

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student


Tacoma, WA

Date Last Verified

Jan 30,2018

Posted on

Jan 03,2018

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Summer Internship 2018 The summer intern will likely be able to directly represent detainees under the supervision of the attorneys in removal proceedings. This includes appearing in immigration court hearings, preparing clients for court, preparing witnesses, drafting a number of legal briefs and making oral arguments in court. In addition to their direct caseload, intern responsibilities include the following: Conduct “Know Your Rights” presentations at the NWDC to groups of detainees; Conduct intakes with individual detainees; Conduct workshops to assist detainees with applying for relief; Identify legal issues and potential forms of relief for detainees; Draft pro se briefs for detainees; Perform a variety of administrative tasks. Must be proficient in Spanish. Deadline: March 1, 2018.

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Company info

Andrea Lino
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project.
402 Tacoma Avenue South
Suite 300
Tacoma, WA 98402