Immigrant Justice Program
Legal Intern #KR
1 position, unpaid
10-20 hours per week (flexible)
September 9 - November 22, 2019
Description: This position provides an opportunity to work on a wide variety of immigration case types, including naturalizations, asylums, refugee adjustments, and family-based petitions. The intern will communicate and coordinate with clients, provide support with client intakes/consultations, perform legal research, prepare immigration applications, petitions, and pleadings, and assist with general case management. The intern will be supervised by Kelsey Raves, Staff Attorney.
The goals of this program are to develop an intern’s legal skills, serve as an introduction to the Immigrant Justice Program, and provide a deeper understanding of Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic’s prophetic call to “Seek justice, defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow” (Isaiah 1:17).
Qualifications: Law students (1L, 2L or 3L) who are able to work independently. Knowledge and fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required. Prior immigration experience is not required.
Application Materials and Deadline: Please submit a cover letter referencing the Immigrant Justice Program Legal Intern #KR, resume, and unofficial law school transcript. Submit all materials by July 29, 2019 to the attention of Kate Sudduth, Director of Programs at email@example.com. Please note that positions may be filled on a rolling basis prior to this deadline.