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Immigration Intern

Wichita (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Wichita (United States of America)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Migration
  • Closing Date:

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The IRC’s Immigration Program provides services to refugees, asylees and other immigrants in the Wichita area. The Immigration Intern will assist immigration staff and work one-on-one with clients applying for adjustment of status (green cards), United States citizenship, family reunification petitions and other immigration benefits. This position may be of particular interest to law students or those pursuing other immigration-related fields, although a legal background or previous immigration experience is not a requirement. This internship is a great opportunity to gain professional experience in a multi-cultural, social service setting.

TIME COMMITMENT

Minimum 10-15 hours/week during IRC office hours (M-F, 9am-5pm). Regular schedule required. Minimum 2-3 month commitment.

ACTIVITIES

·Conduct initial eligibility assessments of potential applicants

·Assist with accurate completion of application forms for clients

·Notify clients via telephone, email or mailings about matters related to their applications

·Assist clients with additional necessary procedures, such as requests for evidence and follow-up advocacy

·Assist in outreach efforts for immigration services

·Assist Immigration staff with paperwork, record-keeping and filing

·Other administrative and general office support as needed

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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