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Law Student - Public Interest in Lansing, MI **

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Company name

Michigan Advocacy Program

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Lansing, MI

Date Last Verified

Apr 25,2018

Posted on

Jan 16,2018

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MAP Summer 2018 Law Clerk The candidate will join Summer Immigrant Rights Center office. It provides direct services to immigrant clients focusing on domestic violence and victims of crimes, citizenship, unaccompanied minors in removal proceedings, migrant farmworker law, and impact representation. Also provides technical and co-counsel assistance and training to Michigan legal aid and pro bono attorneys handling immigration and immigrant rights matters, systemic advocacy on behalf of Michigan's low-income immigrants and their families, legislative and legal development tracking and analysis, coalition-building among immigration assistance providers and immigrant advocacy organizations statewide, and support and training for domestic violence survivor attorneys and advocates regarding the rights of battered immigrants. Conversational Spanish ability is preferred. Law students must have at least one year of law school completed by June 2018. It is helpful if applicants have experience working with low-income persons and a commitment to assisting underserved populations. MAP is an equal opportunity employer. All interested individuals, including people of color, women, LGBT persons, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Hiring Coordinator
Michigan Advocacy Program
420 N. Fourth Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104