Internship Description: Assist staff members in conducting screenings, intake interviews, intake write-ups, legal research, drafting supporting affidavits and declarations for clients and potential asylum clients; All done remotely using video conference technologies whenever needed.
Assist staff members in conducting screenings and intake interviews with potential asylum clients and drafting detailed interview-based reports with extensive country conditions documentation and legal analysis;
Assist Human Rights First attorneys in drafting affidavits, briefs, and other legal documents for asylum seekers;
Complete immigration forms for Human Rights First’s direct representation clients, including family reunification petitions and green card applications when needed;
Provide interpretation services on an occasional basis if fully fluent in a relevant second language.
Required Skills & Experiences:
Interest and experience in asylum, immigration issues and human rights generally.
Excellent writing and editing skills;
Excellent communication skills;
Excellent research abilities;
Fluency in a second language, especially Spanish, French, and Arabic, preferred;
Ability to handle several tasks at once while working independently or as a member of a team
Required Education- current law student or recent graduate