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Organization TypePublic Interest
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ProfileSummer Internships 2018 Intern will assists immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking, and other crimes in obtaining U & T visas and other immigration benefits derived from the Violence Against Women Act. Under the supervision of attorneys, interns will assist with case matters before the Immigration Court and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Depending on unit placement, interns’ responsibilities may include: conducting legal research and drafting briefs in support of applications for relief; researching country conditions in support of claims for asylum; preparing and submitting filings with the Immigration Court and USCIS; and working directing with clients, such as conducting intakes and drafting client declarations in support of applications for relief.
Qualification and Experience
The internship should be first, second, and third year law students. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, an interest in immigration law, an ability to work in a diverse and fast-paced work environment, and a commitment to advancing and defending the legal rights of low-income immigrants and refugees. Spanish-bilingual applicants are strongly preferred.
Deadline: March 16, 2018.
Send a resume and cover letter.
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project.
615 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104