Job Details

Law Student - Public Interest in Los Angeles, CA **

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Company name

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student


Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Mar 16,2017

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U Visa/VAWA Volunteer Internship, 2017 Duties: Assist attorneys in the preparation of VAWA and U Visa applications for immigration relief. Assist attorneys in the preparation of Adjustment of Status for U Visa/VAWA clients. Interview clients and assist in drafting legal declarations to accompany applications for immigration relief. Work with clients to gather documentation to be submitted to U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) and/or immigration court. Advocate for clients with various law enforcement agencies to obtain certification of client cooperation in criminal investigations. Assist with intake screenings for potential U Visa/VAWA clients Assist with follow up documentation and appointments with clients. Assist in translating legal documents from Spanish to English. Attend adjustment of status interviews and/or immigration court proceedings.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have law students summer and undergraduate volunteers. Should be fluent in Spanish, have good communication skills and strong writing skills. Should be comfortable working with domestic violence survivors and survivors of other violent crimes.
Duration: 8-10 weeks

Company info

Gloria Espitia
Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)
2845 West
Seventh Street
Los Angeles, CA 90005