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Immigration Legal Services Intern

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Migration Resource Center

  • 115 people are interested
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The Immigration Legal Services Intern will be primarily responsible for supporting all aspects of immigration case management; including preparing various immigration forms, conducting legal research, drafting letters and memos, communicating with government agencies, maintaining records in our immigration system, and completing other tasks as necessary. The Immigration Intern will work closely with MRC legal staff to ensure successful case completion.

No prior immigration or legal experience required, however we do ask that you have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well independently and with others
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs
  • Possess or are currently completing a bachelor's or other post-secondary degree
  • Commitment to serving low-income immigrants
  • Able to commit 10-15+ hours/week for 3-4 months

The internship is unpaid; however, prospective interns are welcome to apply for academic credit through their institutions. Applications will be taken on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

To apply, please submit a resume and one-page cover letter expressing your interest in the internship to info@migrationusa.org. Please include in the subject line: "Immigration Legal Services Intern Application."

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About Migration Resource Center

Location:

36 Richmond Terrace Suite 307, Staten Island, NY 10301, US

Mission Statement

Migration Resource Center stabilizes families and creates strong neighborhoods by resolving immigration and tax issues with affordable legal services and free educational workshops.

Description

Migration Resource Center provides immigration and taxpayer assistance, and legal representation to individuals with limited financial resources.

Migration Resource Center was founded in October 2015 to provide a comprehensive range of immigration services, youth education, and legal tax representation. Migration Resource Center was granted 501(c)(3) designation, effective October 8, 2015.

We help individuals, families and businesses get the legal services and information they need to succeed in their communities.

Headquarters in Staten Island, NY.

Community
Immigrants & Refugees
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Legal (General)
  • Immigration Law
  • Paralegal

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • 3-4 Months

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