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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

Feb 13,2018

Posted on

Feb 12,2018

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Spring Internship 2018 The intern will 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. 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 first, second and third year law students. Should have excellent written and oral communication skills, an interest in immigration law. Proficiency in Spanish is must. 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